About Alfred White
Mr Alfred White
- Born: Sunday 25th January 1880
- Age: 32 years
- Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England
- Occupation: Greaser
- Engine crew
- First Embarked: Southampton
- Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
Mr Alfred White, 32 or 36 (1), signed-on to the Titanic on 6 April 1912. He gave his address as 3 Southampton Place, (Southampton). He had transferred from the Oceanic. As a greaser he received monthly wages of £6 10s.
White was rescued in lifeboat 4 after being pulled from the water.
Shortly after the sinking the Newton Abbot Western Guardian reported:
White, Alfred, one of the Titanic's crew who is reported to be among the survivors, resided at Shaldon before going to Southampton and at the last General Election made himself prominent at the Liberal meeting by asking questions with regard to the Merchant Shipping Act.'
Notes White gave his age as 36. Once source (BT) gives his birthplace as Southampton and birth date as 25 January 1880, another (SC) gives the birthplace as Shaldon, Devon.
Documents Crew Particulars of Engagement
References Newton Abbot Western Guardian
Contributors Steve Coombes, UK Chris Dohany, USA Brian Ticehurst, UK