Alfred Fernand Omont

Mr Alfred Fernand Omont

Alfred Fernand Omont

Mr Alfred Fernand Omont, 29, was born 25 September 1882.

A cotton dealer from Havre, France, Omont boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as a first class passenger (Ticket no. F.C. 12998, 25 14s 10d).

On the evening of 14 April Omont was playing auction bridge (a card game), in the Caf Parisien, with Pierre Marchal, Paul Chevr and Lucien P. Smith when the collision took place:

Chevr, Marechal and Omont were all rescued in lifeboat 7, they described their rescue in an article that appeared in Le Matin and The Times.

Alfred Omont died on 18 March 1948

References and Sources

Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])

Credits
Hermann Sldner, Germany
Craig Stringer, UK
Geoff Whitfield, UK

Pictures

St-Lazare train station, Paris

(1908) 

ST-LAZARE TRAIN STATION, PARIS

 

Articles and Stories

HEARD DEATH CHORUS FOR OVER AN HOUR

New York Times  (1912) 

HEARD DEATH CHORUS FOR OVER AN HOUR

 
FRENCHMEN'S ACCOUNT

The Times  (1912) 

FRENCHMEN'S ACCOUNT

 
The Turn of a Card

Titanic Research  (2009) 

THE TURN OF A CARD

 
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