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Percy Ball

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Birthplace: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Death: Died
Managed by: June Barnes
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About Percy Ball

http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-survivor/percy-ball.html

  • Name: Mr Percy Ball
  • Born: Thursday 23rd February 1893
  • Age: 19 years
  • Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Plate Steward
  • Victualling crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Rescued
  • Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
  • Died: 1933

Mr Percy Ball was born in Southampton on 23 February 1893.

When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 7 Winsor Terrace, (Southampton). He had previously worked as a Cook but on the Titanic he was employed as a plates steward. As such he received £3 15s per month. The Titanic was his first ship and he came aboard at 6 a.m. on 10 April.

Ball was rescued (possibly in lifeboat 13).

Documents

  • Crew Particulars of Engagement

References

  • Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)

Contributors

  • Brian Ticehurst, UK
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Percy Ball's Timeline

1893
February 23, 1893
Hampshire, England
1933
1933
Age 39