Harold Sidney Bride

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Harold Sidney Bride

Birthplace: Nunhead, London, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Glasgow, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Arthur JL Bride and Mary Anne Bride
Husband of Lucy Bride
Father of <private> Bride; John Bride and Janette bride
Brother of Arthur JR Bride; Frank William Bride; Edwin Leslie Bride; Evelyn Augusta Bride; Jessie Mabel Bride and 1 other

Occupation: Wireless Operator,Asst. Tegraphist on RMS Titanic, Salesman
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About Harold Sidney Bride

Harold Sydney Bride

Harold Sydney Bride (11 January 1890 – 29 April 1956) became the junior wireless officer on board the maiden voyage of the ocean liner RMS Titanic. The Titanic struck an iceberg at 11:40 pm 14 April 1912 and sank two hours and forty minutes later. Working with Jack Phillips, Bride helped inform Titanic's Captain Smith about the ships coming to Titanic's assistance. The next morning, after Titanic sank, Bride was rescued by the RMS Carpathia and despite being injured, helped the Carpathia's wireless operator transmit survivor lists and personal messages from the ship.

Early life

Harold Bride was born in Nunhead, London, England in 1890 to Arthur Bride and Mary Ann Lowe. The youngest of five children, Bride lived with his family in Bromley. After primary school Bride decided he wanted to become a wireless operator and he worked in his family's business to help pay for training. He completed training for the Marconi Company in July, 1911. Working for Marconi, his first sea assignment as a wireless operator was on the Haverford and later worked on the Beaverford, the LaFrance, the Lusitania, and the Anselm.

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Harold Sidney Bride's Timeline

January 11, 1890
Nunhead, London, United Kingdom
St Paul Deptford, London, England
Age 10
April 10, 1920
Age 30
Age 33
September 23, 1929
Age 39
Stranraer, Wigtonshire, Scotland
April 29, 1956
Age 66
Glasgow, Scotland