Mr Victor Vandercruyssen was born in Zwevezele, Belgium on 12th October, 1865. He worked as a flax worker in that town.
Victor was travelling from Zwevezele to Fremont, Ohio with the Jules Van Der Planke family. He boarded in Southampton and was travelling in third class (ticket number 345765, £9).
At the age of 47, he was the oldest Belgian traveling aboard the Titanic. Like the Vanderplanckes, Victor died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.
Michael A. Findlay, USA
Griet Grootaers, Belgium
Georges Picavet, Belgium
Kassandra Picavet, Belgium
Homer Thiel, USA
Michael Findlay Revised Passenger List in Judith Geller Titanic: Women and Children First. Haynes. ISBN 1 85260 594 4
Walter Lord (1976) A Night to Remember. London, Penguin
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55)
Herman De Wulf and Michael A. Findlay (1998) The Belgians and the Titanic. Voyage. #27
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