William McQuillan (1886 - 1912) MP

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Birthplace: Belfast, Ireland
Death: Died in Titanic
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body recovered
Occupation: Fireman/Stoker
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About William McQuillan

http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-victim/william-mcquillan.html

Mr William McQuillan


  • Born: 1886
  • Born in Belfast Northern Ireland
  • Age: 26 years
  • Marital Status: Married.
  • Last Residence: at 79 Seaview Street Belfast Northern Ireland
  • Occupation: Fireman / Stoker
  • Last Ship: St. Dunstan
  • Engine crew
  • First Embarked: Belfast on Friday 29th March 1912
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 183)
  • Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Monday 6th May 1912.

Mr William McQuillan, of 79 Sea View Street, Belfast Ireland, died in the sinking. He was the only fireman to join the Titanic in Belfast before the trials to sign on again in Southampton.

His body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett, and was buried at Fairview Cemetary, Halifax, Nova Scotia on 6 May 1912.

NO. 183 - MALE - HARDLY ANY HAIR ON HEAD OR FACE

CLOTHING - Blue coat and vest; dungaree pants; striped shirt.

EFFECTS - Shaving brush; soap; papers.

NATIONAL FIREMAN UNION BOOK No. 932.

NAME - W. McQuillan, 79 Seaview Street, Belfast.

References and Sources White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett" Including Bodies Buried at Sea and Bodies Delivered at Morgue in Halifax. United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List

Credits Bob Knuckle, Canada Bill Wormstedt, USA

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William McQuillan's Timeline

1886
1886
Belfast, Ireland
1912
April 15, 1912
Age 26
Titanic
May 6, 1912
Age 26
Canada
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