Alfred Edwin Best (c.1874 - 1912) MP

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Birthplace: Hampshire, UK
Death: Died in TITANIC at sea
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered
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About Alfred Edwin Best

  • Name: Mr Alfred Edwin Best
  • Born in Hampshire England
  • Age: 38 years
  • Marital Status: Married.
  • Last Residence: at 87 Malmesbury Road Southampton Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Saloon Steward Victualling crew
  • First Embarked: Belfast on Monday 1st April 1912
  • Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered

Mr Alfred Edwin Best, 38, was born in Hampshire.

When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 87 Malmesbury Road, (Southampton). As a first class steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s. His last ship had been the Olympic.

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

A death announcement was published:

Best, Edwin Alfred, aged 36, husband of Annie Best of Malmesbury Road, Freemantle, S-n." Documents Crew Particulars of Engagement

References Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)

Contributors Peter Engberg-Klarström, Sweden

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Alfred Edwin Best's Timeline

Hampshire, UK
April 15, 1912
Age 38
TITANIC at sea
Atlantic Ocean