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Battista Bernardi

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Sig. Battista (Baptiste) Bernardi, 22, was born at Roccabruna (Cuneo), Italia. His address in England was 113, High Street, Notting Hill Gate, London.

Before joining the Titanic as an assistant waiter in the à la carte restaurant he had served as a waiter at the Ritz Hotel, London.

Bernadi died in the sinking, his body was later recovered (#215) by the cable-ship MacKay Bennett, it was buried at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax, N.S. on May 8, 1912:

NO. 215. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 20. - HAIR, DARK.

CLOTHING - Black coat; pants; singlet; no shirt; white apron, one button lost.

EFFECTS - 7s. 2d.; on link; one horseshoe pin; comb; purse.

NO MARKS ON BODY OR CLOTHES.

ASSISTANT WAITER.

NAME - BERNARDI BATISTE.

 

Titanic Crew Summary

Name: Sig. Battista Bernardi
Born: circa.1890 in Roccabruna, Italy
Age: 22 years (Male)
Nationality: Italian
Occupation: Assistant Waiter
Embarked: Southampton
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912)
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 215)
Buried: Mount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on Wednesday 8th May 1912

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Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public Archives of Nova Scotia) (#215)
United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List
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  1. Vincent Bernardi

    Vincent Bernardi said:

    I recently wrote to you some corrective information on crew member - Bernardi, B.-assistant waiter in the a la carte restaurant. His name was Ramon A. Bernardi. He was also a survivor. Only proof i can give you is that he is in the National geographic video-'secrets of the titanic' they show some stewards goofing off for the cameras. he had on a white uniform and was in front taking his hat off and back on again, with a couple other stewards hanging on to his arm behind him. I did send a picture and I can send other pictures so you can see that it is the same person i am talking... Read full post

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