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.

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

 

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(2017) Léon Jérome Hampe Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #852, updated 26th August 2017 21:23:01 PM)
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