Robert James Sawyer (c.1882 - 1912) MP

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Birthplace: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Death: Died in At Sea -Titanic Casualty
Cause of death: Ship Wreck
Occupation: Window cleaner on RMS Titanic
Managed by: Terry Jackson (Switzer)
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About Robert James Sawyer

Titanica

  • Name: Mr Robert James Sawyer
  • Age: 30 years
  • Marital Status: Married.
  • Last Residence: at 55 Bevois Street Southampton Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Window Cleaner
  • Last Ship: Olympic
  • Deck crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

Mr Robert James Sawyer, 30, was born in Hampshire.

When he signed on to the Titanic in Southampton on 6 April 1912, he gave his address as 25 Bervois St., (Southampton). He had transferred from the Olympic. As a window cleaner he received monthly wages of £4.

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

The plight of the children he left behind was later reported in the national press.

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Documents

  • Crew Particulars of Engagement

References

  • Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
  • United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List
  • Hermann Söldner (ed.) (2000) RMS Titanic: Passenger and Crew List 10 April 1912-15 April 1912. ä wie Ärger Verlag.

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This is a possible entry in Free BMD For his birth however it is 2 years out from the age give in Wikipedia.

Births Sep 1880 (>99%)

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Marriages Dec 1903

CALLEN Adelaide Rosina Southampton 2c 10

Sawyer Robert James Southampton 2c 10

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Robert James Sawyer's Timeline

1882
August 21, 1882
Southampton, Hampshire, England
1905
1905
Age 22
1907
1907
Age 24
1908
1908
Age 25
1910
1910
Age 27
1912
April 15, 1912
Age 29
At Sea -Titanic Casualty
1912
Age 29
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