Mr 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.

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

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

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


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Encyclopedia Titanica (2013) Léon Jérome Hampe (ref: #852, last updated: 20th August 2013, accessed 28th October 2020 11:34:18 AM)