Eliezer Gilinsky, 22, an unmarried engineer (Locksmith), was born in Ignalina, Lithuania. He had one sister and four brothers.
His last reported address was 36 Glancynon Terrace, Abercynon, South Wales. This was his brother David's house. As his brother married in 1911 it may be that Eliezer came over for the wedding.
He bought ticket number 14973 for £8 1s and boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger . His destination in America was Chicago.
Gilinsky died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the MacKay Bennett (#47)
NO. 47. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 30. - HAIR, DARK.
CLOTHING - Grey coat, vest and pants; green shirt.
EFFECTS - Photographs; tickets; $5 bill; baggage insurance, No. 73941 (B. Ins. Ass., Ltd.; £12 in gold; 60c; 4 pence; keys; purse; primer on English language.
THIRD CLASS TICKET No. 14973
NAME - LESLIE GELINSKI.
He was buried at sea on 21 April 1912.
His parents were awarded £130 compensation by the Mansion House Relief Fund.
The Aberdare Leader
The Titanic Disaster An Abercynon Victim Amongst the bodies of the "Titanic" victims that have been recovered is that of a young Hebrew youth from Abercynon, named W Galinsky, who had only recently come over from the Continent to see his brother. He was a most amiable young man, and his death has caused his brother and family deep grief.
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55)
Nathan Shapiro (Nephew of Eliezer Gilinsky)
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