Jack Borebank’s body was never recovered, or remains unidentified   Leave a comment

Name: John James Borebank
Born: 1870
Age: 42
Last Residence: London, England
Occupation: Property Developer / Real Estate   Broker
1st Class passenger
Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday, April 10, 1912
Ticket No. 110489, £26 11s ($40.83)
Cabin Number: D22
Died in the sinking /Body Not Recovered


Mr. John James Borebank, also known as “Jack” to his friends, was a successful real estate broker, working out of the Quebec Bank building on King Street in Toronto.

Mr. Borebank, along with his wife Isabel, and 8 year old daughter Eileen, toured Europe before signing Eileen up for a school she was to attend in England.  Mrs. Borebank and Eileen remained in England, while Mr. Borebank booked travel back to Canada via the Titanic.

His parents and siblings – living in Toronto at the time, received word of John’s demise just 4 days after the sinking.  Mr. Borebank’s remains were never identified.



Mr. Borebank had been in England to enroll his 8 year old daughter in school. His daughter and wife remained in England while Jack booked passage back to his native Canada via the Titanic.


Posted March 15, 2012 by Joni in Uncategorized

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