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).