Mr Charles Alexander Fortune, 19, was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, 13 October 1892, the only son of Mark and Mary Fortune. He had just graduated the year before from Bishop's College in Lennoxville, Quebec with citations of academic and athletic excellence. He was about to enroll in McGill University when he returned from a Grand Tour of Europe on the Titanic.
He boarded at Southampton as a first class passenger. He travelled with his parents and three sisters, Ethel Flora, Alice Elizabeth, and Mabel. They occupied cabins C-23-25-27.
Charles and his father lost their lives in the sinking, their bodies were never recovered.