Robert Couper (1882 - 1942) MP

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Birthplace: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Death: Died in Hampshire, England
Managed by: June Barnes
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About Robert Couper

  • Name: Mr Robert Couper
  • Born: Monday 27th March 1882
  • Age: 30 years
  • Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Fireman / Stoker
  • Engine crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Rescued
  • Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
  • Died: 1942

Mr Robert Couper was born in Southampton on 27th March 1892.

When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 6 April 1912, he gave his address as 101 Dukes Road (Southampton). Prior to joining the Titanic he had served on the Olympic. As a Fireman he received £6 per month. He came aboard at 6 a.m. on 10 April.

Couper was rescued (possibly in lifeboat 3).

Died early 1942 in Southampton.

References and Sources

  • United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List
  • Crew Particulars of Engagement


  • Michael Poirier, USA
  • Brian Ticehurst, UK
  • Bill Wormstedt, USA
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March 27, 1882
Hampshire, England
Age 59
Hampshire, England