Ivan Jalševac

Mr Ivan (Jan) 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. As a friend of Franz Karun, he travelled in the end to Galesburg, Ill.

He worked as a farmer in Topolovac and died there in 1945.

Newspaper Articles

Galesburg Mail (25 April 1912) Ivan Jaalasovich Who Escaped from Titanic Homesick for Native Land

Documents and Certificates

List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States Immigration Officer At Port of Arrival (Date: 18th-19th June 1912, Ship: Carpathia), National Archives, New York; NWCTB-85-T715-Vol. 4183.
(1912) Contract Ticket List, White Star Line (Southampton, Queenstown), National Archives, London; BT27/776,780


(2012) Croatian Genealogy Newsletter, No.21
By Dr. Ante Čuvalo (2012) Sinking of the Titanic in 1912 and Croatians
Ana Vukašinović and Ivan Radnić (2017) Potresne ispovijesti Hrvata koji su preživjeli 'havariju stoljeća'


Günter Bäbler (1998) Reise auf der Titanic: Das Schicksal der Schweizer, Chronos, Zurich
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