About Arthur May
Mr Arthur May
- Age: 24 years
- Marital Status: Married.
- Last Residence: at 75 York Street, Northam Southampton Hampshire England
- Occupation: Fireman / Stoker
- Engine crew
- First Embarked: Southampton
- Died in the sinking.
- Body Not Recovered
Mr Arthur May, 23, of York St, Northam, Southampton died in the sinking. He had been married only a year and left a widow and a six week old child.
His father Arthur William May was also aboard as a Firemen's Messman. He too was lost.
May's widow Amelia and their child George Arthur William were assisted, as class G dependants, by the Manson House Titanic Relief Fund (No.182).
A memorial to Arthur May and his father was recently rediscovered in the Old Cemetary in Southampton. See the entry for Mr Arthur William May
References The Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund Booklet Ticehurst, B. (1995) Titanic Victims discovered in the Old Cemetary - the Common, Southampton Daily Sketch, Monday, April 22, 1912
Acknowledgements Chris Dohany