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William John Butt

Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Titanic
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body recovered
Place of Burial: At Sea
Occupation: Fireman/Stoker
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About William John Butt


Mr William John Butt

  • Age: 30 years
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Last Residence: at 6 Cawte Road Freemantle Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Fireman / Stoker
  • Engine crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 77)
  • Buried: at Sea on Wednesday 24th April 1912.

Mr William Butt, of 6 Cawte Road, Southampton, died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett as #77, and was buried at sea.


CLOTHING - Dark suit; leather belt; flannel shirt.

EFFECTS - Pouch; knife; scissors; discharge 'A' book; Nat. S. & F. Union Book No. 26761; British Seafarers' Union No. 205.

NAME - W. BUTT, Caute Rd. Southampton

References 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. Details compiled from records of the "Mackay-Bennett". Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S., Manuscript Group 100, Vol. 229, No. 3d, Accession 1976-191, c. Friday May 3, dark purple card covers, initial page entitled, Key to accompanying List showing how bodies have been disposed of:, probably printed in Halifax, N.S., 76 pp., unpaged, Body No. 1 to 306 inclusive: annotated in red ink below each body's data with burial permit and cemetery data, and with two extra typed pages added for the Minia, Montmagny and Algerine; Body Nos. 307 to 324 inclusive, Nos. 326 to 329 inclusive and No. 330 respectively. (#77) United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List

Acknowledgements Bill Wormstedt, USA

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William John Butt's Timeline

April 15, 1912
Age 30
April 24, 1912
Age 30
At Sea