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 Reginald Robinson Lee

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Reginald Robinson Lee

  • Birth 19 May 1870 Oxfordshire, England
  • Death 6 Aug 1913 Hampshire, England
  • Burial Portsmouth, Portsmouth Unitary Authority, Hampshire, England
  • Memorial ID 11464741

Titanic Lookout, Survivor. He was on duty as a co-lookout with Frederick Fleet on board the RMS Titanic the night of April 14, 1912, in which 1,500 passengers and crew died following a collision with an iceberg during the ship's maiden Atlantic voyage. He survived the sinking of the Titanic after being assigned as a rower to one of the ships lifeboats. He was ordered to appear before the British Board of Trade to give testimony as a material witness to the disaster. Prior to joining the Titanic he served as a member of the British Royal Navy and as a lookout on board Titanic's sister ship Olympic. He served on board the vessel Kenilworth Castle until shortly before his death. He died from heart failure resulting from pneumonia at the "Sailor's Home" in Southamption and was buried in the town of Southsea, Hampshire, England.

  • Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
  • Added: 2 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11464741
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Reginald Robinson Lee (19 May 1870–6 Aug 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11464741, citing Highland Road Cemetery, Portsmouth, Portsmouth Unitary Authority, Hampshire, England ; Maintained by Nils M. Solsvik Jr. (contributor 46486439) .