|Cause of death:||Died in the sinking. Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 300)|
About William Denton Cox
- Name: Mr William Denton Cox
- Age: 29 years
- Marital Status: Single.
- Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England
- Occupation: Steward Victualling crew
- First Embarked: Southampton
- Died in the sinking. Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 300)
- Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Tuesday 7th May 1912.
Mr William Denton Cox, 29, was born in Hampshire.
When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 106 Shirley Rd, (Southampton). He was transferred from the Olympic. As a third class steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s.
Cox led groups of steerage passengers up to the boat deck aided by fellow third class Steward John Edward Hart and third class Pantry Steward Albert Victor Pearcey.
Cox died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#300) and was buried at Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia on 7 May 1912.
© Bill Fowler, Canada
NO. 300. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 30. - HAIR & MOUSTACHE, FAIR.
CLOTHING - Blue pants; Steward's white jacket.
EFFECTS - £1 3s. 6d.
PORTER NO. 9.
NAME - WILL DENTON COX. 110 Shirley Rd., Southampton.
References and Sources Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259) White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett"