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Joan Javier Monrós

Sr. Joan Javier Monrós, 20, was born in Barcelona, Spain about 1892.

In the 1911 census he was listed as John Monros, living at 25 Soho, Square, London and working as a waiter.

When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 6th April, 1912, his address was a boarding house at 27 Tenison St., Lambeth, London. The Titanic was his first ship. As a member of the à la carte restaurant he was employed and therefore paid by Mr Gatti.

Monrós died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the MacKay-Bennett (#27), and was buried at sea on 21 April 1912.


CLOTHING - Pilot cloth overcoat; stripped flannel coat; black trousers; vest; singlet; black button boots, cloth uppers.

EFFECTS - Pawn ticket, No. 1307, W. J. K. Clarke, Longaire; gloves; coins; papers and post card to Monros, 27 Tenison St., Waterloo, London; 6s. 5d. halfpenny in coins 


[Former employers (?) de Santa Maria, 6 chaussée d'Antin, Paris]

Jean’s mother and family recieved a single payment of £75 from the British Titanic Relief Fund.

Titanic Crew Summary

Name: Sr. Joan Javier Monrós
Born: circa.1892 in Barcelona, Spain
Age: 20 years (Male)
Nationality: Spanish
Marital Status: Single
Last Residence: at 27 Tenison Street, Lambeth London, England
Occupation: Assistant Waiter
Embarked: Southampton
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912)
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 27)
Buried at Sea on Sunday 21st April 1912

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References and Sources

1911 Census
Crew Particulars of Engagement
Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public Archives of Nova Scotia) (#27)
United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List
Craig Stringer (2003) Titanic People CD ROM
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