William Theodore Brailey - Titanic Second Class Passenger

William Theodore Brailey was aboard Titanic as a musician, a member of the group of people aboard Titanic known as the shipís band or orchestra, whose job it was to entertain the passengers by playing music. William Theodore Brailey played the piano. He was not considered to be a member of Titanicís crew but instead officially sailed as and accommodated as a second class passenger.

He was born on 25th October 1887 in Walthamstow, Essex, United Kingdom. At some point prior to sailing on Titanic he sailed as a musician aboard the Carpathia, the ship which rescued Titanicís survivors.

He sailed with Titanic from Southampton along with Titanicís other musicians: Georges Alexandre Krins, John Wesley Woodward, John Law Hume, John Frederick Preston Clarke, Percy Cornelius Taylor, Roger Marie Bricoux and Wallace Henry Hartley.

William Theodore Brailey, and all the other members of the Titanicís band, died when the ship sank on 15th April 1912. His body is not known to have been found after the tragedy.

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