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Léon Jérome Hampe

Mr Leo Jerome Hampe, 19, was born in Westrozebeke, Belgium on 16th September, 1892, the son of Camille and Amelia Rosalia (Witdouck) Hampe. The elder Mr Hampe was an innkeeper but his teenage son wanted to join the others heading off to America to the sugar beet campaign. Hampe was accompanied by Camilius Wittevrongel and Nestor Cyriel Vandewalle also from Westrozebeke.

He boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger (ticket number 345769, £9 10s).

Leo died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.

Notes
He is sometimes listed as "Leon Hampe" or "_ Mampe".

Sources
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])

Acknowledgements
Herman DeWulf, Belgium
Michael A. Findlay, USA
Jo Vandewall

Titanic Passenger Summary

Name: Mr Léon Jérome Hampe
Age: 19 years 6 months and 28 days (Male)
Nationality: Belgian
Last Residence: in Westrozebeke, Belgium
Occupation: Painter & Decorator
Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. 345769, £9 10s
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912)
Body Not Identified

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