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Emilio Poggi

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

Emilio Poggi
(Courtesy: Italo Poggi / Claudio Mazza, Italy)

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.

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(Courtesy: Bill Fowler, Canada)

 

 

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 (?)

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(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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References and Sources

Report United State Senate n° 806, Crew List, 1912.
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  1. Wine drinker. said:

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

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

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2013) Emilio Poggi (ref: #2057, last updated: 9th June 2013, accessed 17th October 2021 21:49:15 PM)
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