Vera Dick (Gillespie) (1894 - 1973) MP

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Birthplace: Calgary, Canada
Death: Died in Banff, Alta
Managed by: June Barnes
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About Vera Dick (Gillespie)

  • Name: Mrs Vera Dick (née Gillespie)
  • Born: Tuesday 12th June 1894
  • Age: 17 years 10 months and 3 days.
  • Married to Albert Adrian Dick.
  • Last Residence: in Milwaukee Wisconsin United States
  • 1st Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 17474 , £57
  • Cabin No.: B20
  • Rescued (boat 3)
  • Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
  • Died: Sunday 7th October 1973
  • Cause of Death: Cause Not Disclosed

Mrs Albert Adrian Dick (Vera Gillespie), 17, was born in Calgary, Alberta, 12 June 1894, the daughter of Frederick William Gillespie and his wife Annie.

Vera Gillespie married Albert Adrian Dick on 31 May 1911. They boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as first class passengers (Cabin B-20, ticket number 17474, £57).

The couple were rescued in lifeboat 3.

Vera Dick (née Gillespie) died in Banff, Alta. on 7 October 1973.

Travelling Companions (on same ticket)

  • Mr Albert Adrian Dick

References and Sources

  • New York Herald, April 19, 1912, p.4. Woman Survivor Heard Shooting
  • Province of Alberta Department of Health Division of Vital Statistics Registration Of Death
  • Credits
  • Phillip Gowan, USA
  • Alan Hustak, Canada
  • Hermann Söldner, Germany
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Vera Dick's Timeline

June 12, 1894
October 7, 1973
Age 79
Banff, Alta