About Ernest Edward Gradidge
Mr Ernest Edward Gradidge
- Age: 22 years
- Marital Status: Single.
- Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England
- Occupation: Fireman / Stoker
- Engine crew
- First Embarked: Southampton
- Died in the sinking.
- Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 276)
- Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Monday 6th May 1912.
Mr Ernest Edward Grodidge, 32, of 44 Ratcliffe Road, Southampton, died in the sinking.
His body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett and was buried at Fairview Cemetary, Halifax, Nova Scotia on 6 May 1912.
NO. 276. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 30. VERY FAIR HAIR AND MOUSTACHE.
CLOTHING - Green suit; mourning band; flannel shirt.
EFFECTS - Pipe; key; padlock; purse; three shillings; British Seafarer Union Book, No. 560.
NAME - C. GRADIAGE, Ratcliff Road.
References United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List Donald Hyslop, Alastair Forsyth and Sheila Jemima (1997) Titanic Voices: Memories from the Fateful Voyage, Sutton Publishing, Southampton City Council. ISBN 0 7509 1436 X Susan Wels (1997) Titanic: The Worlds Greatest Ocean Liner, Crew list by Michael Findley White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett" Including Bodies Buried at Sea and Bodies Delivered at Morgue in Halifax, N.S. Details compiled from records of the "Mackay-Bennett". Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S., Manuscript Group 100, Vol. 229, No. 3d, Accession 1976-191, c. Friday May 3, dark purple card covers, initial page entitled, Key to accompanying List showing how bodies have been disposed of:, probably printed in Halifax, N.S., 76 pp., unpaged, Body No. 1 to 306 inclusive: annotated in red ink below each body's data with burial permit and cemetery data, and with two extra typed pages added for the Minia, Montmagny and Algerine; Body Nos. 307 to 324 inclusive, Nos. 326 to 329 inclusive and No. 330 respectively. (#276)
Acknowledgements Bill Wormstedt, USA