Mr Ivan Jalševac, 29, a Labourer from Topolovac, Croatia was married to Kathrin, whom he left in Topolovac when he travelled to Cherbourg to board the Titanic. To reach his destination New York, he bought his third class ticket from the agent: Im Obersteg & Cie., Basel for 250 Swiss francs. (ticket number 349240, £7 17s 11d)
Mr Jalevac was rescued in lifeboat 15. As a friend of Franz Karun, he travelled in the end to Galesburg, Ill.
References and Sources
Günter Bäbler (1998) Reise auf der Titanic. Chronos, Zürich
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55)
Passenger and crew lists for vessels arriving at New York, New York: Immigration and Naturalization Service, vol. 4183 18th June 1912-19th June 1912 (National Archives, New York)
Hermann Söldner, Germany
Articles and Stories
Galesburg Mail (1912)
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