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Boysie Richard Russell

Birthdate: (17)
Birthplace: Bournemouth, Bournemouth, UK
Death: April 15, 1912 (13-21)
TiTANIC at sea (Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered)
Place of Burial: Atlantic Ocean
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Russell and Emily Jane Russell
Brother of Alice Flora Louise Russell; Archibald Robert Russell; Harry George Russell; Edwin Frank Russell; Leslie Walter Russell and 1 other

Occupation: Assisted in father's business 1911
Managed by: Victoria Jane Russell
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About Boysie Richard Russell

  • Name: Mr Boysie Richard Russell
  • Born: Sunday 11th November 1894 in Bournemouth Dorset England
  • Age: 17 years 5 months and 4 days.
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Last Residence: at Anchor Hotel, Test Lane, Redbridge Southampton Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Saloon Steward Victualling crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered

Birth Certificate Boysie Richard Russell Mr Richard "Boysie" Russell was born in Hampshire.

Births Dec 1894

Russell Boysie Richard Christchurch 2b 669

When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4th April, 1912, he gave as his local address the Anchor Hotel, Redbridge which was an inn run by his parents. Boysie Russell was not the only member of his family to work on White Star Line ships, and his brother was an Escoffier trained chef. He transferred to the Titanic from the Olympic. As a second class steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s.

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

He is remembered on the Titanic memorial in St Mary's Church, Eling, Totton, near Southampton.

To the memory of Frederick Walter Goodwin, aged 34 years William Thomas Fox, aged 27 years Tom Warwick, aged 25 years All of this parish. Boysie Richard Russell of Redbridge, aged 17½ years William Edward Hine of Lyndhurst, aged 36 years Who were lost on the SS Titanic after collision with an Ice Berg in the North Atlantic at midnight April 14th, 1912 When More than 1500 passengers and crew were drowned. "When Thou Passest Through the Waters, I Will Be with Thee" He is also named on the Milbrook Church Memorial, Southampton. Notes 1. Ages given for him range from 17 to 19.

Credits Sue Heys, UK Brian Ticehurst, UK

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Boysie Richard Russell's Timeline

November 11, 1894
Bournemouth, Bournemouth, UK
April 15, 1912
Age 17
TiTANIC at sea
Atlantic Ocean