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Battista Antonio Allaria

Battista Antonio Allaria
Battista Antonio Allaria

Mr Battista Antonio (Baptiste) Allaria, 22, was born in Molini di Triora, Provincia di Imperia, Italy on 31 May 1889, the son of Antonio and Maria Anna Caldani.

When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 6 April 1912, he gave his address as 9 Orchard Place, Southampton. His last ship had been the Olympic.

Allaria died in the sinking, his body was later recovered by the cable-ship MacKay Bennett (#221) and was buried at Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, on 6 May 1912.

NO. 221 - MALE - ESTIMATED AGE, 25 - DARK; NO MARKS ON BODY

CLOTHING - Green overcoat; dark coat and trousers; "A.B." on drawers.

EFFECTS - Knife; razor; padlock; keys marked "waiter's lavatory"; comb; P.O. Savings account book; pocketbook; discharge "A."

WAITER
NAME - ALLANIA BAPTISTE ANTONIA

 

Allaria Grave
Allaria's Grave at Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, N.S.

Titanic Crew Summary

Name: Mr Battista Antonio Allaria
Age: 22 years 10 months and 15 days (Male)
Nationality: Italian
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Assistant Waiter
Last Ship: Olympic
Embarked: Southampton on Saturday 6th April 1912
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912)
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 221)
Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on Monday 6th May 1912

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References and Sources

Comune di Triora, Provicia di Imperia, Estratto per riassunto dal Registro degli Atti di Nascita (Birth Certificate)
Corriere Mercantile (Genova) 18 Aprile 1912, "Names of the Italians" (Translation)
Corriere della Sera, 19 Aprile 1912, "Italians Shipwrecked" (Translation)
Il Lavoro (Genova), 25 Maggio 1912, Le vittime italiane nel disastro del "Titanic"
Lugli Giorgio, Molini di Triora, Italy.
Titanic Commutator, Crew List, 1 February 1975.

Documents and Certificates

Agreement and Account of Crew, National Archives, London; BT100/259
Estratto per Riassunto dai Registro degli Atti di Nascita (Birth Certificate)
(1912) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett" Including Bodies Buried at Sea and Bodies Delivered at Morgue in Halifax, N.S.
(1912) United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List, Titanic Inquiry Project

Miscellaneous

60 OF TITANIC DEAD TO BE BURIED TO-DAY
Speedy Interment of Many Unidentified Bodies in Halifax Becomes Necessary
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Acknowledgements

Bob Knuckle, Canada
Claudio Mazza, Italy
Gianluca Parodi, Italy
Hermann Söldner, Germany
Brian J. Ticehurst, UK