Mr John Smillie

Mr J. Smillie, 29, was born in Glasgow, Scotland.

He was on board the Titanic for her delivery trip from Belfast to Southampton. When he signed-on again, in Southampton, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 16 Malmesbury Road, (Southampton). As a first class saloon steward he received monthly wages of 3 15s. His last ship had been the Olympic.

Smilie died in the sinking. His body was later recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#91) and buried at sea on 23 April 1912.

NO. 91. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 25. - HAIR, DARK.

CLOTHING - Steward's white coat; uniform vest; blue pants; black boots.

TATTOO - On right arm; a woman.

EFFECTS - Postcard in pocket to J. Smillie.

STEWARD.

References and Sources
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
Particulars of Engagement (Belfast), Ulster Folk and Transport Museum (TRANS 2A/45 381)
White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett"
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