|Death:||Died in Titanic|
|Cause of death:||Died in the sinking. Body recovered|
|Place of Burial:||Canada|
Husband of Margaret McQuillan
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Historical records matching William McQuillan
About William McQuillan
Mr William McQuillan
- Born: 1886
- Born in Belfast Northern Ireland
- Age: 26 years
- Marital Status: Married.
- Last Residence: at 79 Seaview Street Belfast Northern Ireland
- Occupation: Fireman / Stoker
- Last Ship: St. Dunstan
- Engine crew
- First Embarked: Belfast on Friday 29th March 1912
- Died in the sinking.
- Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 183)
- Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Monday 6th May 1912.
Mr William McQuillan, of 79 Sea View Street, Belfast Ireland, died in the sinking. He was the only fireman to join the Titanic in Belfast before the trials to sign on again in Southampton.
His body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett, and was buried at Fairview Cemetary, Halifax, Nova Scotia on 6 May 1912.
NO. 183 - MALE - HARDLY ANY HAIR ON HEAD OR FACE
CLOTHING - Blue coat and vest; dungaree pants; striped shirt.
EFFECTS - Shaving brush; soap; papers.
NATIONAL FIREMAN UNION BOOK No. 932.
NAME - W. McQuillan, 79 Seaview Street, Belfast.
References and Sources White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett" Including Bodies Buried at Sea and Bodies Delivered at Morgue in Halifax. United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List
Credits Bob Knuckle, Canada Bill Wormstedt, USA