Reginald Fenton Butler - Titanic Second Class Passenger

Mr Reginald Fenton Butler was second class passenger who boarded Titanic at Southampton on 10th April 1912, paying 13 for his passage to New York. His occupation was listed as being a mechanical engineer.

He was born in Portsmouth, United Kingdom in 1886.

He died during the Titanic disaster on 15th April 12. His body, listed as body number 97, was recovered from the sea by the CS Mackay-Bennet.

A 1912 document concerning the recovery of his body held at the Nova Scotia Archives notes the following: When his body was recovered, he was wearing a black suit, and had in in possession a gold watch and chain, silver cigarette case, gold match box, knife, fountain pen, memo book, odd fellow stud, letter case, pocket book with some money, and odd coins.

He was amongst the 121victims of the Titanic disaster to be buried at Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax, Nova, Scotia, Canada. His memorial at his grave there says "Reginald Fenton Butler, of Southsea, England[.]Died April 15, 1912. Aged 25 y[ea]rs."

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