About William Peter Mayo
Mr William Peter Mayo
- Age: 27 years
- Marital Status: Married.
- Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England
- Occupation: Leading Fireman
- Engine crew
- First Embarked: Southampton
- Died in the sinking.
- Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 177)
- Buried: at Sea on Wednesday 24th April 1912.
Mr William Peter Mayo, 27, was born in London. When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 6 April 1912, he gave his address as 24 Cable St., Southampton and his previous ship as the Oruba. His wages were £6 10s per month.
Mayo died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#177) and was buried at sea.
O. 177. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 40. - FAIR HAIR AND MOUSTACHE.
CLOTHING - Green coat; grey flannel shirt; Dungaree pants; no socks; engine room shoes.
EFFECTS - D. S. F. Union Book, No. 628.
FIREMAN NAME - W. MAYO (on "Account of wages" form). 24 Cable Street, Southampton.
Documents Crew Particulars of Engagement 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, N.S. Details compiled from records of the "Mackay-Bennett". Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S., Manuscript Group 100, Vol. 229, No. 3d, Accession 1976-191, c. Friday May 3, dark purple card covers, initial page entitled, Key to accompanying List showing how bodies have been disposed of:, probably printed in Halifax, N.S., 76 pp., unpaged, Body No. 1 to 306 inclusive: annotated in red ink below each body's data with burial permit and cemetery data, and with two extra typed pages added for the Minia, Montmagny and Algerine; Body Nos. 307 to 324 inclusive, Nos. 326 to 329 inclusive and No. 330 respectively. (#177) Sources United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List Acknowledgements Hermann Söldner, Germany Bill Wormstedt, USA