Domingos Fernandes Coelho was born on 19th June 1891 in Torreão, Madalena do Mar, Ponta do Sol, Madeira Island, Portugal, the son of José Fernandes Coelho and Jesuína da Ponte. He had eight siblings
A single man working as an agricultural labourer, Domingos was granted passport number 518 on 20th March, 1912 by the Civil Government of Funchal. His destination was New York City.
Domingos travelled from Madeira Island to England and boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger (ticket number SOTON/O.Q. 3101307, £ 7,1 s). He was accompanied by his friends José Neto Jardim and Manuel Gonçalves Estanislau.
Domingos Coelho lost his life in the disaster. His body, if recovered, was never identified.
His parents received £60 from the Titanic Relief Fund (case 136).