John Shea (c.1873 - 1912) MP

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Birthplace: Hampshire, UK
Death: Died in TiTANIC at sea
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 11)
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About John Shea

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  • Name: Mr John Shea
  • Age: 39 years
  • Marital Status: Married.
  • Last Residence: at 77 Portsmouth Road Southampton Hampshire England - Map
  • Occupation: Saloon Steward
  • Last Ship: Olympic
  • Victualling crew
  • First Embarked: Belfast on Monday 1st April 1912
  • Died in the sinking. Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 11)
  • Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Tuesday 7th May 1912.

Mr John Shea, 39, was born in Hampshire.

When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4th April, 1912 he gave his address as 77 Portsmouth. Rd., (Southampton). His last ship had been the Olympic. As a first class steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s.


(Courtesy: Bob Knuckle, Canada).

Shea died in the sinking, his body was later recovered by the steamship Mackay-Bennett (#11) and was buried at Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia on 7th May, 1912.

NO. 11. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 45. - LIGHT MOUSTACHE. - HAIR, DARK.

CLOTHING - Black coat; blue trousers; black boots.

NAME ON CLOTHING AND PAPERS - "Shea".

EFFECTS - Watch; keys (2nd Steward); gloves; pipe.

STEWARD

NAME - SHEA.

References and Sources Particulars of Engagement, Public Record Office (BT100/259) Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (#11)

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John Shea's Timeline

1873
1873
Hampshire, UK
1912
April 15, 1912
Age 39
TiTANIC at sea
May 7, 1912
Age 39
Halifax, Halifax County, NS, Canada