Augustus "Gus" Schmidt

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Augustus "Gus" Schmidt

Also Known As: "Smith"
Birthplace: England
Death: Died in At Sea - Titanic Casualty
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Schmidt and Bertha Schmidt
Brother of Oscar Schmidt

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About Augustus "Gus" Schmidt

Births Jun 1884

Schmidt Augustus Frederick Whitechapel 1c 343

Births Jun 1889

Schmidt Augustus Frederick Shoreditch 1c 80

Age on Titanic is 26, but news paper report which mentions his brother Oscar suggests 22.

  • Name: Mr August Schmidt
  • Age: 26 years
  • Last Residence: in Newark New Jersey United States
  • 2nd Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 248659 , £13
  • Destination: Newark New Jersey United States
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

Mr August Schmidt (Augustus Smith), 26, was an Austrian who lived at 11 Berwick Street, London N. He was on his way to Newark, New Jersey. To reach his destination, he bought second class ticket number 248659 for £13 and boarded the Titanic at Southampton.

Schmidt died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.


  • Newark Evening News, 17 April 1912, Fear Another Newarker Gone


  • Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
  • Marriages, births, deaths and injuries that have occurred on board during the voyage (PRO London, BT 100/259-260)
  • United States Senate (62nd Congress), Subcommittee Hearings of the Committee on Commerce, Titanic Disaster, Washington 1912


  • Hermann Söldner, Germany
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Augustus "Gus" Schmidt's Timeline

April 15, 1912
Age 32
At Sea - Titanic Casualty