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 Arthur Gordon McCrae

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Arthur Gordon McCrae

  • Birth 7 Jan 1880 Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Death 15 Apr 1912
  • Burial Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Memorial ID 18725

Arthur McCrae has the biggest tombstone of the Titanic graves. He was from Australia and was traveling to Canada to visit friends. The tombstone erected is called the Celtic Cross.

Age 32. Born in Adelaide, Australia. Arthur was the youngest son of Farquhar Peregrine Gordon McCrae and Emily Aphrasia Brown. Was a second class passenger. He died in the Titanic sinking. Note: The inscription on his tombstone reads "Faithful unto Death". His grave, a celtic cross is the tallest among those in the Titanic section at Fairview Lawn cemetery.


Inscription

In Loving Memory of
Arthur Gordon McCrae B.E.
University of Sydney N.S. Wales
Australia
Who lost his life in the wreck of
the "Titanic" April 1912
Aged 32 Years
Faithful unto Death


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 8 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18725
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur Gordon McCrae (7 Jan 1880–15 Apr 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18725, citing Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .