Mr Giovanni Basilico was born in Ceriano Laghetto (Milan), Italy on 14 February 1885, the son of Cesare Basilico and Giuseppa Natalina Campi.
When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 6 April 1912, he gave his address as 27 Old Compton Street, London. The Titanic was his first ship. He boarded the Titanic on 10 April.
Basilico died in the sinking, his body, if recovered, was never identified.
His family received relief from the Mansion House fund:
Number C. 311.
Basilico. Parents and six children received a grant of £25.
References and Sources
Corriere Mercantile (Genova) 18 Aprile 1912, "Names of the Italians" (Translation) Corriere della Sera, 19 Aprile 1912, "Italians Shipwrecked" (Translation) Il Lavoro (Genova), 25 Maggio 1912, Le vittime italiane nel disastro del "Titanic"
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