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Matthew Leonard

Birthplace: USA
Death: Died in TITANIC at sea
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered
Place of Burial: Atlantic Ocean
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About Matthew Leonard

  • Name: Mr Matthew Leonard
  • Born: 1886
  • Born in United States
  • Age: 26 years
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Last Residence: at 45 Chartwell Street Belfast Northern Ireland
  • Occupation: Steward
  • Last Ship: First Ship
  • Victualling crew
  • First Embarked: Belfast on Monday 1st April 1912
  • Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered

Mr Matthew Leonard, 26, was born in the USA. He lived with his widowed mother and sister at 45 Chatwell Street [1], Belfast. He had previously worked in Joseph Rea’s The Jewellers, in Anne Street, Belfast, which is still in business today.

He initially signed-on to the Titanic in Belfast on 1 April 1912, for the journey to Southampton, and again on 4 April. The Titanic was his first ship. As a third class steward he received monthly wages of £3.15s.

Matthew Leonard lost his life in the disaster. His body, if recovered, was never identified.

Notes 1. Another source gives his address as 45 ‘Chatsworth’ Street, Belfast

References and Sources Belfast Telegraph Commemorative Supplement, Wednesday, 15 April 1912. Stephen Cameron (1998) Titanic: Belfast's Own. Dublin, Wolfhound Press. ISBN 0 86327 685 7

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April 15, 1912
Age 26
TITANIC at sea
Atlantic Ocean