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James Colston Hill

Also Known As: "Jimmie"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hampshire, UK
Death: Died in TITANIC at sea
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 152)
Place of Burial: at SEA
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About James Colston Hill

http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-victim/james-colston-hill.html

  • Name: Mr James Colston Hill
  • Born in Hampshire England
  • Age: 38 years
  • Marital Status: Married.
  • Last Residence: at 64 Cromwell Road Southampton Hampshire England - Map
  • Occupation: Bed Room Steward
  • Last Ship: Olympic
  • Victualling crew
  • First Embarked: Belfast on Monday 1st April 1912
  • Died in the sinking. Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 152)
  • Buried: at Sea on Wednesday 24th April 1912.

Mr James Colston "Jimmie" Hill, 38, was born in Hampshire.

He was on board the Titanic for her delivery trip from Belfast to Southampton. When he signed-on again, in Southampton, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 64 Cromwell Road, (Southampton). His last ship had been the Olympic. As a bedroom steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s.

Hill died in the sinking. His body was later recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#152) and buried at sea on 24 April 1912.

NO. 152. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 38. - HAIR, DARK.

CLOTHING - Steward's uniform.

EFFECTS - 1 pipe; 1 stud; 2 ship keys.

BEDROOM STEWARD.

NAME - J. C. HELL.

References and Sources Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259) Particulars of Engagement (Belfast), Ulster Folk and Transport Museum (TRANS 2A/45 381) White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett"

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James Colston Hill's Timeline

1874
1874
Hampshire, UK
1912
April 15, 1912
Age 38
TITANIC at sea
April 24, 1912
Age 38
at SEA