Historical records matching Percy Andrew Bailey
About Percy Andrew Bailey
- Name: Mr Percy Andrew Bailey
- Born: 1893
- Age: 15 years
- Last Residence: in Penzance Cornwall England
- Occupation: Butcher's Assistant
- 2nd Class passenger
- First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
- Ticket No. 29108 , £11 10s
- Destination: Akron Ohio United States
- Died in the sinking.
- Body Not Recovered
Mr Percy Andrew Bailey, 18, was born in Cornwall in 1893. The son of James Bailey of 25 Gwavas Street , Penzance.
He was travelling to New York City to visit his uncle (Harry Jennings) before going on to Akron, OH to the home of a friend of his father, Mr J. Bailey. He had been hired by a firm in that city as an apprentice butcher.
Bailey initially booked on the White Star Line vessel Oceanic, but transferred to Titanic when he heard that several friends were booked for that steamer. He travelled as a second class passenger (ticket number 29108, £11 10s.).
He arrived in Southampton on April 9th from where he sent a postcard to his parents:
Dear Mother and Father,
I telegrammed to you. We had a very tiresome journey on the L.S.W. [London & South Western Railway it was terribly slow travelling, and we had a job to get lodgings but we got in. From your loving son - Percy xxx.