George Frederick Charles Talbot
N 44° 39.569 W 063° 37.379
George Frederick Charles Talbot is buried in Fairview Lawn Cemetery in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He was a crew member on the RMS Titanic and died during the sinking of the RMS Titanic.
George Frederick Charles Talbot was born in Southampton, Hampshire, England on December 26, 1891. He joined the victualling crew of the RMS Titanic on April 6, 1912 where he worked as a 3rd class steward. He died when the RMS Titanic sank after striking and iceberg east of Nova Scotia on her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to NY, NY.
George Frederick Charles Talbot's remains (#150) were recovered by the cable ship Mackay-Bennett and brought to Halifax, Nova Scotia where he was buried in Fairview Lawn Cemetery, on May 8, 1912. He was 20 years old.
A larger granite headstone with the refrain from the hymn "The Haven of Rest" (1890) by Henry L. Gilmour marks his grave. It is inscribed:
GEORGE FREDRICK CHARLES
ELDEST SON OF
GEORGE & ADA TALBOT.
OF SOUTHAMPTON ENGLAND
LOST BY THE FOUNDERING S.S. TITANIC
APRIL 15, 1912 AGED 20 YEARS
I'VE ANCHORED MY SOUL
IN THE HAVEN OF REST
I'LL SAIL THE WIDE SEAS NO MORE
THE TEMPEST MAY SWEEP
O'ER THE WIDE STORMY DEEP
IN JESUS I'M SAFE EVERMORE