Alfonso Perotti (1891 - 1912) MP

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Birthplace: Borgomanero (Novara), Italy
Death: Died in At Sea - Titanic Casualty
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered
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About Alfonso Perotti

http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-victim/alfonso-perotti.html

  • Name: Sig. Alfonso Perotti
  • Born: Saturday 15th August 1891
  • Age: 20 years
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Last Residence: at 2 Denmark Place, Charing Cross Road London London England - Map
  • Occupation: Assistant Waiter
  • A la Carte crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

Sig. Alfonso Perotti, 20, was born in Borgomanero (Novara), Italy, on 15 August 1891. In 1912 his father was dead, he had been a tailor, and Alfonso's mother, Emilia Del Piombo, lived in Borgomanero with other two sons: Luigi and Giuseppe.

When he signed on to the Titanic on 6 April 1912, he gave his address as 2 Denmark Place, Charing Cross Road, London. The Titanic was his first ship. He came aboard on 10 April 1912.

Perotti sent his mother a Titanic picture postcard on 6 April 1912 from Southampton, where he wrote:

” Dear mother and brothers, I have been here two days so that I can embark on the ship (on back) to go to America. I'll be back at the end of month. When you write to me, send to this address: Bowling Green Italian House, Southampton. I'am good. Ciao Ciao”.

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

A tombstone on a Borgomanero cemetery bears a photograph in memory of Alfonso Perotti.

References and Sources

  • Report United State Senate n° 806, Crew List, 1912.
  • Carmen Perotti Ferlini, Borgomanero, Italy.

Credits

  • Claudio Mazza, Italy
  • Gianluca Parodi, Italy
  • Hermann Söldner, German

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Alfonso Perotti's Timeline

1891
August 15, 1891
Italy
1912
April 15, 1912
Age 20
At Sea - Titanic Casualty