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Richard Hosgood

Birthplace: London, England
Death: Died in Titanic
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body recovered
Place of Burial: Canada
Occupation: Fireman/Stoker
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About Richard Hosgood

Mr Richard Hosgood

  • Age: 22 years
  • Marital Status: Married.
  • Last Residence: in Woolston Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Fireman / Stoker
  • Last Ship: Saxon
  • Engine crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 242)
  • Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Monday 6th May 1912.

Mr Richard Hosgood, 22, was born in London and gave his address as 19 Woolley Rd., Euston. His last ship had been the Saxon.

Hosgood and his colleagues Kinsella, Geer, Witt, Black and Lloyd were taken on at the last minute after six of the the "signed-on" crew arrived late for the sailing.

Hosgood died in the sinking, his body was later recovered (#242), he was buried at Fairview cemetery, Halifax, N.S. on 6 May 1912.

NO. 242. — MALE. — ESTIMATED AGE, 25. — HAIR, FAIR. CLOTHING — Black coat ; grey singlet and drawers.

EFFECTS — One knife; N. S. & F. Union Book, No. 36363.

TATTOO — On right arm, full rigged ship; roses and "mother."

FIREMAN. — NAME — R. HOSGOOD, 19 Woodley Rd., Southampton.

Notes Substitute Fireman

References and Sources 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. Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S., Manuscript Group 100, Vol. 229, No. 3d, Accession 1976-191, 76 pp., unpaged. (#242)

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Richard Hosgood's Timeline

London, England
April 15, 1912
Age 22
May 6, 1912
Age 22