Mr John Butterworth, 23, was born in Manchester.
When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 270 Priory Road, (Southampton). As a first class steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s. His last ship had been the New York.
Butterworth died in the sinking. His body was later recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#116) and buried at sea on 24 April 1912.
NO. 116. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 26. - HAIR, RED.
CLOTHING - Dark clothes with steward's jacket; black boots.
EFFECTS - Cigarette case.
NAME - G. BUTTERWORTH. 270 Priory Rd., St. Dennis.
References and Sources
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett" Including Bodies Buried at Sea and Bodies Delivered at Morgue in Halifax, N.S. Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S., Manuscript Group 100, Vol. 229, No. 3d, Accession 1976-191, 76 pp., unpaged.
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