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Joseph Dawson

Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Death: Died in Titanic
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body recovered
Place of Burial: Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of Patrick Dawson and Catherine "Kate" Dawson
Fiancé of Nellie Priest
Brother of Margaret Dawson
Half brother of Timothy Dawson; John Dawson; Not Named - still born Dawson; Maggie Dawson and Not Known Dawson

Occupation: Trimmer
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About Joseph Dawson

The tree attached to Joseph Dawson has been built around the article The Real Jack Dawson] Titanic Research by Senan Molony. No recpords as yet have been verified CJB

Mr Joseph Dawson

  • Born: September 1888
  • Age: 23 years
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Trimmer
  • Engine crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 227)
  • Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Wednesday 8th May 1912.

Mr Joseph Dawson, 23, from Dublin, Ireland came to Southampton to look for work. He joined the Titanic as a Trimmer and perished in the sinking. His body was recovered (#227) and he was buried in Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax, N.S. on 8 May 1912. NO. 227 - MALE - ESTIMATED AGE 30 - HAIR LIGHT & MOUSTACHE CLOTHING - Dungaree coat and pants; grey shirt.


EFFECTS - N. S. & S. Union 35638.

References and Sources White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett" Including Bodies Buried at Sea and Bodies Delivered at Morgue in Halifax, N.S.

Related Articles and Documents

Titanic Research (2001) [THE REAL JACK DAWSON]

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Joseph Dawson's Timeline

September 1888
Dublin, Ireland
April 15, 1912
Age 23
May 8, 1912
Age 23