William James Major

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William James Major

Birthplace: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Austin Major and Ann Frances Major
Husband of Rose Major
Brother of Annie Victoria Major; Henry Major; Edward Austin Major; Mabel Elizabeth Major; Richard W. Major and 1 other

Occupation: Fireman/Stoker
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About William James Major


Mr William James Major

  • Born: Thursday 26th February 1880
  • Age: 32 years
  • Marital Status: Married.
  • Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Fireman / Stoker
  • Engine crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Rescued (boat 13)
  • Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912

Mr William Major, of 4 Oriental Terrace, Southampton, survived the sinking. He escaped in Lifeboat 13.

References and Sources United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List Colonel Archibald Gracie (1913) The Truth about the Titanic. New York, Mitchell Kennerley Donald Hyslop, Alastair Forsyth and Sheila Jemima (1997) Titanic Voices: Memories from the Fateful Voyage, Sutton Publishing, Southampton City Council. ISBN 0 7509 1436 X

Credits Bill Wormstedt, USA

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February 26, 1880
Southampton, Hampshire, England