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Able Seaman: Ernest Edward Archer

Mr Ernest Edward Archer, 36, of 59 Portchester Road, Woolston, Southampton was an able seaman on the Titanic.

He was born in Whitenap, Romsey in 1876 the son of Richard Archer and Ann (nee Townsend). He married Elizabeth Mary Spencer in about 1896 and they had 2 sons and 4 daughters.

Mr Archer was rescued in lifeboat 16.

He died on 17 October 1917 of Tuberculosis, aged 41, and is buried at St Mary Extra Cemetery, Sholing, Southampton.

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