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Percy Ball

Birthdate: (40)
Birthplace: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Death: August 20, 1933 (40)
Southampton, Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Occupation: cook, Plate Steward,
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About Percy Ball

  • Name: Mr Percy Ball
  • Born: Thursday 23rd February 1893
  • Age: 19 years
  • Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Plate Steward
  • Victualling crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Rescued
  • Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
  • Died: 1933

Mr Percy Ball was born in Southampton on 23 February 1893.

When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 7 Winsor Terrace, (Southampton). He had previously worked as a Cook but on the Titanic he was employed as a plates steward. As such he received £3 15s per month. The Titanic was his first ship and he came aboard at 6 a.m. on 10 April.

Ball was rescued (possibly in lifeboat 13).


  • Crew Particulars of Engagement


  • Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)


  • Brian Ticehurst, UK

Cannot find an entry in Free BMD to match the given date of birth the closest being:

  • Surname First name(s) District Vol Page
  • Births Jun 1894 (>99%)
  • Ball Percy Southampton 2c 8 Scan available - click to view
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Percy Ball's Timeline

February 23, 1893
Hampshire, England
August 20, 1933
Age 40
Southampton, Southampton, England, United Kingdom