Johannes Vögelin-Dubach (1876 - 1912) MP

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Birthplace: Reigoldswil, Waldenburg District, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland
Death: Died in Atlantic Ocean (Titanic)
Cause of death: Drowned in the sinking of the RMS Titanic
Occupation: Waiter, coffee man in the à-la-carte-reataurant
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About Johannes Vögelin-Dubach

http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-victim/johannes-voegelin-dubach.html

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=53781309

  • Name: Johannes Vögelin-Dubach
  • Age: 35 years
  • Last Residence: at 8 Lumber Court, London, London England - Map
  • Occupation: Waiter
  • A la Carte crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Died in the sinking
  • Body not recovered

Johannes Vögelin-Dubach, 35, coffee man in the à-la-carte-reataurant, was born on 23 September 1876 at Reigoldswil, Switzerland. He went to England to find a job. On 16 June 1900 he was married to Lina Dubach from Lützelflüh, Kanton Bern, Switzerland. This happened in Westminster, London. They had three children (b. 1899, 1902 and 1903) and the couple lived at 8 Lumber Court, London WC.

Before joining the Titanic Johannes Vögelin-Dubach had worked at other ships of the White Star Line, the last was the Olympic. His wages were £1 15s a week. He began work on the Titanic on 6th April 1912.

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

Johannes Vögelin-Dubach left a wife, 34, and three children (Johanna, Lina Rosalie and Hans Alois; from 8 to 10 years). The widow received a compensation of £300 from White Star Line (paid weekly £1-2 in the beginning, later £4). From the Lord Mayor Fund she was paid £50. The outstanding wages were for 6 days - 30s. Lina Vögelin-Dubach died on 25 May 1950 in London. His mother also received from Lord Mayor Fund £30 (paid weekly 35s).

References and Sources

  • Crew Particulars of Engagement
  • Günter Bäbler (1998) Reise auf der Titanic, Chronos Zürich

Credits

  • Hermann Söldner, Germany
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Sig. Johannes Voegelin-Dubach's Timeline

1876
September 23, 1876
Reigoldswil, Waldenburg District, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland
1902
1902
Age 25
1903
1903
Age 26
1904
1904
Age 27
1912
April 15, 1912
Age 35
Atlantic Ocean (Titanic)
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Body not recovered