William H. Slight

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William H. Slight

Birthplace: Hampshire, UK
Death: April 15, 1912 (33-41)
TiTANIC at sea (Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered)
Place of Burial: Atlantic Ocean
Immediate Family:

Son of William Henry Slight and Mary Slight
Husband of Catherine Slight
Father of Henry William Slight
Brother of Clara A Slight; Jessie K Slight; Mary J Slight and Harry John Slight

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About William H. Slight

Marriages Mar 1897 Lawes Catherine Southampton 2c 27


Slight William Henry J Southampton 2c 27


  • Name: Mr William H. Slight
  • Born in Hampshire England
  • Age: 37 years
  • Marital Status: Widowed.
  • Last Residence: at Hillside, Bitterne Park Southampton Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Larder Cook
  • Last Ship: Olympic
  • Victualling crew
  • First Embarked: Belfast on Monday 1st April 1912
  • Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered

Mr W. Slight, 35 [1], was born in Hampshire.

He was on board the Titanic for her delivery trip from Belfast to Southampton. When he signed-on again, in Southampton, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as ) Hillside, Bitterne Park, (Southampton). His last ship had been the Olympic. As larder cook he received monthly wages of £7.

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

Notes 1. On the Belfast agreement his age is listed as 29.

References and Sources Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259) Particulars of Engagement (Belfast), Ulster Folk and Transport Museum (TRANS 2A/45 381)

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William H. Slight's Timeline

Hampshire, UK
Age 24
Hampshire, England
April 15, 1912
Age 37
TiTANIC at sea
Atlantic Ocean