Alfred Pirrie Middleton

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Alfred Pirrie Middleton

Birthdate: (27)
Birthplace: Ballisodare, Ireland
Death: April 15, 1912 (23-31)
Titanic (Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered)
Occupation: Electrician
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About Alfred Pirrie Middleton

Mr Alfred Pirrie Middleton

  • Born: 1885
  • Age: 26 years
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Last Residence: in Ballisodare Sligo Ireland
  • Occupation: Electrician
  • Last Ship: Demosthenes
  • Engine crew
  • First Embarked: Belfast
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

Mr Alfred Pirrie Middleton was born in Ballisodare, Co. Sligo, Ireland in 1885.

He was educated at the Intermediate School, Sligo and was placed with a firm of electrical and mechanical engineers in Glasgow for practical training. During this time he studied at Glasgow Technical Institute and later worked for Telford, Grier & Mackay Ltd of Glasgow and superintended electrical work for them in Ireland.

In July 1911 he was engaged by Harland & Wolff but joined the Aberdeen White Star Lines ship Demosthenes in August 1911 for its maiden voyage to Brisbane. After that voyage he returned to Harland & Wolff and shortly thereafter was appointed to the Titanic alongside his good friend Assistant Electrician Albert George Ervine.

Middleton died in the sinking, his body, if recovered, was never identified.

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Ballisodare, Ireland
April 15, 1912
Age 27