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Joseph Dawson. He was a trimmer aboard Titanic. Titanic headstone in the Fairview Lawn Cemetery in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The graves of the Titanic dead Most of the gravestones identical, with the name and identification number of the victim, and the identical date of death, 15 April 1912. There are over 300 graves in Halifax, most in this cemetery, and also some in the Roman Catholic and Jewish cemeteries.

Embalming on the Mackay-Bennett rescue ship #24 The so-called death ship retrieved bodies from the sea and brought them back to Halifax.

The funeral procession of John Jacob Astor IV, who died in the sinking of the RMS Titanic, enters Trinity Church Cemetery in upper Manhattan in May 1912 photo. (The New York Times)