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Emilio Poggi

Emilio Poggi
Emilio Poggi

Sig. Emilio Poggi, 26, was born in Calice Ligure, Provincia di Savona, Italy in December 1883, the son of Giuseppe Poggi.

When he signed on to the Titanic on 9 April 1912, he gave his birthplace as Genoa, his address as Bowling Green House, Orchard Place, Southampton and his previous ship as the Asturias.

Poggi died in the sinking; his body was later recovered by the MacKay Bennett, and was buried at Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia on 8 May 1912.

Grave
Grave 301

 

NO. 301. - MALE. BLACK CURLY - HAIR.

CLOTHING - Fawn rain coat; black suit; black patent shoes; vest; no shirt; drawers marked "P."

EFFECTS - Keys; corkscrew; comb; 17s. 2 1/2d.

PROBABLY A WAITER.

NAME?POGGI (?)

Corkscrew
Corkscrew
(Courtesy: Italo Poggi / Claudio Mazza, Italy

Titanic Crew Summary

Name: Sig. Emilio Poggi
Age: 28 years 4 months (Male)
Nationality: Italian
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Waiter
Embarked: Southampton
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912)
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 301)
Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on Wednesday 8th May 1912

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(1912) United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List, Titanic Inquiry Project
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  1. Wine drinker.

    Wine drinker. said:

    A good waiter will always die with his wine cork screw. A toast Emilio - to you.

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Acknowledgements

Bill Fowler, Canada
Bob Knuckle, Canada
Claudio Mazza, Italy
Gianluca Parodi, Italy
Hermann Söldner, Germany