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William Lawrence

William Lawrence

About William

William Lawrence was born in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales in 1881 and lived at Middle Road, Whitegate, County Cork, Ireland.

He engaged as a fireman in the Engineering Branch on board the Lusitania at New York on 30 April 1915, just in time for her final fateful voyage. His monthly rate of pay was £6-10s-00d.

He survived the sinking.

References

Cunard Records.

Name:
William Lawrence

Outcome:
Saved

Type:
Crew

Age at time of sailing:
34

Address at time of sailing:
Middle Road, Whitegate, County Cork
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