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Jean Baptiste Blumet


Jean-Baptiste Blumet was born in Venthon, Savoie, France on 6 February 1886. 

He was the only son of François Blumet and the former Jeanne Marie Louise Morand; he had one elder sister, Emilie, and younger twin sisters, Léonie and Joséphine. 

When Blumet first arrived in Britain is not clear but prior to joining the Titanic he lived at 26 Richmond Street, St. Marys, Southampton. He had previously served aboard Olympic.

Jean-Baptiste Blumet died in the sinking and his body, if recovered, was never identified.

His parents received a grant of £60 from the Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund (p.347).

References and Sources

List Compiled by the Consul General of France (Maurice De Coppet), 17th June, 1913

Newspaper Articles

Le Temps (18 April 1912) French passengers and employees
Les passagers et employés français

Documents and Certificates

Agreement and Account of Crew, National Archives, London; BT100/259
Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund Booklets and Minute Books, London Metropolitan Archives (COL/MH/AD/06/009)
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Titanic Crew Summary

Name: Mr Jean Baptiste Blumet
Age: 26 years 2 months and 9 days (Male)
Nationality: French
Occupation: Pantryman
Embarked: Southampton
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912)
Body Not Recovered

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