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W. Watson

Birthdate: (27)
Birthplace: England
Death: April 15, 1912 (23-31)
Titanic (Died in the sinking. Body recovered)
Place of Burial: At Sea
Occupation: Fireman/Stoker
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About W. Watson

Mr W. Watson

  • Age: 27 years
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Fireman / Stoker
  • Engine crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 158)

Mr W. Watson of 13 York Street, Southampton, died in the sinking.

His body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett and was buried at sea.

NO. 158 - MALE - ESTIMATED AGE, 25 - DARK HAIR CLOTHING - Boiler suit; no shoes or stockings; National Service and Firemen's Union No. 64936.

EFFECTS - Pipe; purse; 13s. 11d.


NAME - W. WATSON, Olden Lane, Manchester.

Notes The address as given in the Senate crew list is different than the one in the Halifax listings.

Documents 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. Details compiled from records of the "Mackay-Bennett". Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S., Manuscript Group 100, Vol. 229, No. 3d, Accession 1976-191, c. Friday May 3, dark purple card covers, initial page entitled, Key to accompanying List showing how bodies have been disposed of:, probably printed in Halifax, N.S., 76 pp., unpaged, Body No. 1 to 306 inclusive: annotated in red ink below each body's data with burial permit and cemetery data, and with two extra typed pages added for the Minia, Montmagny and Algerine; Body Nos. 307 to 324 inclusive, Nos. 326 to 329 inclusive and No. 330 respectively. (#158)

References United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List

Acknowledgements Bill Wormstedt, USA

  • Buried: at Sea on Wednesday 24th April 1912.
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W. Watson's Timeline

April 15, 1912
Age 27
April 24, 1912
Age 27
At Sea