John Borland "Jack" Thayer III (December 24, 1894 – September 20, 1945) was from Philadelphia. He was a first-class passenger on the RMS Titanic who provided several first-hand accounts of the disaster. He was 17 and saved himself by jumping from the Titanic.
Curse of the Titanic: What happened to those who survived?
Jack B. Thayer cropped from a family portrait prior or possibly after the Titanic's foundering. He is seventeen years of age here, so it is 1912. His 18th birthday was on the 24th of December that year.
John Borland "Jack" Thayer III (December 24, 1894 – September 20, 1945) was a first-class passenger from Philadelphia PA on the RMS Titanic who survived and provided several first-hand accounts of the disaster. Nearly all those who surviived did so by boarding lifeboats. Jack was one of only about 40 survivors who jumped or fell into the water.
Mr John Borland 'Jack' THAYER Jr Age 17 Nationalité Américaine Né le 24 décembre 1894 Décédé le 20 septembre 1945 (Suicide par Arme Blanche) Profession Adresse Haverford, Pennsylvanie, (USA) Port d'embarquement Cherbourg Voyageant en 1ère Classe N° du Ticket 17421 cabine C70 Embarqué dans le Canot B Puis Transféré dans le 12
Mr. John B. Thayer as a young cricketer, cropped from a group shot of team players. He was a first-class cricketer and the only cricketer known on-board to have died in the sinking of the R.M.S. Titanic.