One of the more tragic stories of the Titanic disaster. The unnamed child who has recently been identified as Sidney Leslie Goodwin. The Goodwins were a third class family and all were lost. Sidney's was the only body to be recovered and had been buried as unknown until 2008 when his remains were finally identified.
Richard Norris Williams was a tennis star who traveled on Titanic with his father. After the tragedy, Williams told a family member about standing with his father on the boat deck as the ship sank. About the time the water was waist level, one of the ship's funnels collapsed down on his father. A rush of water pushed Williams toward Collapsible A, where he waited until he was rescued by the Carpathia
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.