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William John Boston

Birthdate: (30)
Birthplace: Liverpool, Merseyside, UK
Death: April 15, 1912 (30)
TITANIC at sea (Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered)
Place of Burial: Atlantic Ocean
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About William John Boston


  • Name: Mr William John Boston
  • Born in Liverpool Merseyside England
  • Age: 30 years
  • Marital Status: Married.
  • Last Residence: at 1 Hanley Road Southampton Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Deck Steward
  • Last Ship: Olympic
  • Victualling crew
  • First Embarked: Belfast on Monday 1st April 1912
  • Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered

Mr William John Boston, 30, was born in Liverpool.

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 1 Hanley Road, (Freemantle, Southampton). His last ship had been the Olympic. As an assistant deck steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s.

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

Documents Crew Particulars of Engagement

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

Contributors Geoff Whitfield, UK

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William John Boston's Timeline

Liverpool, Merseyside, UK
April 15, 1912
Age 30
TITANIC at sea
Atlantic Ocean