Mr August Meyer

Mr August Meyer, 31, an unmarried baker, was born on 26 May 1880 in Rhoden, Hesse, Germany. He emigrated from Germany to England. His last address was 26 Kildas Road, Harrow-on-Hill.

Meyer boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a second class passenger (ticket number 248723, £13).

Mr Meyer died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.

He is remembered on a cenotaph in the Old Cemetery, Rhoden, Germany.

 

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    He has the worst life

  2. world star said:

    Mr August Meyer, 31, an unmarried baker, was born on 26 May 1880 in Rhoden, Hesse, Germany. He emigrated from Germany to England.

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Credits

Trevor Baxter, UK
Jens Ostrowski, Germany
Nikolaus Zöllner, Germany
Hermann Söldner, Germany

References and Sources

Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
Marriages, births, deaths and injuries that have occurred on board during the voyage (PRO London, BT 100/259-260)
Search archive British and Irish newspapers online

Link and cite this biography

(2020) August Meyer Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #513, updated 22nd February 2020 15:55:11 PM)
URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-victim/august-meyer.html