Master Frank Philip "Filly" Aks, 10 m, was born on 7 June 1911. He boarded the Titanic at Southampton together with his mother Leah. Leah and "Filly" had left their home in London to join his father Samuel Aks in Norfolk, Virginia. Filly was rescued in lifeboat 11 and was reunited with his mother on board the Carpathia, she having been rescued in lifeboat 13. Master Frank, Titanic Passenger, Crew Biographies, Rms Titanic, Frank Philip, Philip Filly, History'S Titanic, Class Passenger, 1911
Ruth Becker Ruth was 12 years old when she boarded the R.M.S Titanic in second class with her little brother, Richard who was sick at the time and her sister Marion as well as her mother and father from India on a mission trip. Ruth recalled the beauty of Titanic from peering in the windows of the first class dining saloon as she strolled her brother down the deck on sunny afternoons at sea. She recalls her mother telling them, "There was a little accident and they are going to fix it so we c
Ida and Isador Straus - Married to her husband for 40 years, Ida had a chance to board a lifeboat, but she instead chose to die in the arms of her husband as the RMS Titanic sank. She’s quoted as saying, “Where you go, I go.” Isidor tried to talk her into getting back into the boat, saying “The children, the children!” But her response was, “They will understand.” Isador’s body was recovered, as was his wedding ring, but Ida’s body was never found.