Sig. Alessandro Pedrini
Alessandro Pedrini, 21, was born on 15 August 1890 at Osco, Kanton (or Canton) Ticino, Switzerland. His family lived in Milano and ran a grocery's shop, where they sold ice during the summertime. He spent his holidays in Osco.
In 1907 or 1908 he moved to France, he later worked in Alexandria, Egypt. From there he went to England. Together with his friends Abele Rigozzi and Mario Zanetti he was employed by Luigi Gatti to sail on the Titanic, his first ship. At this time he lived at Bowling Greene House (an Italian Club House), Southampton.
He signed-on on 4 April and began work on the Titanic on 6 April. His wages were £2 2s per month (plus tip).
Alessandro Pedrini died in the sinking. His body was possibly that identified as Pedro Ali (#104) and buried at sea.
His parents received £80 from the Lord Mayor's Fund. White Star paid outstanding wages of 8s 5d.
There is a stone memorial to Alessandro Pedrini in his home town. The stone bears an image of the young man and the following inscription.
References and Sources
United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List
CreditsGilles Baggi, Switzerland
Hermann Söldner, Germany
Link and cite this page
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Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Sig. Alessandro Pedrini
Born: Friday 15th August 1890
Age: 21 years (Male)
Marital Status: Single.
Last Residence: at Bowling Green House, Orchard Place Southampton Hampshire England - Map
Occupation: Assistant Waiter
First Embarked: Southampton
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 104)
Buried: at Sea on Wednesday 24th April 1912.