Mr Dāhir Abī Shadīd

Mr Daher Shedid 1 from Syria (now Lebanon), boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as a third class passenger (ticket number 2698, £7 4s 6d).

Shedid died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the MacKay Bennett (#9). His body was taken to Halifax, Nova Scotia and forwarded to Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania on 4 May 1912.

NO. 9. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 22. - SCAR UNDER RIGHT SIDE OF CHIN HAIR, DARK.

CLOTHING - Grey mixture suit; handkerchief with blue border.

NO MARKS

EFFECTS - Moustache brush; pocket mirror and pencil; purse with French, Turkish, and Austrian money.

THIRD CLASS: PROBABLY S. FRENCH OR ITALIAN.

NAME - NAHIL SCHEDID (on health certif.)

 

Notes

  1. He is sometimes listed as "Daher Shedid", "Docart _" or "_Sitik"
 

Comment and discuss

  1. Karen Karpinski said:

    As some of you know I am trying to locate where Mr Daher's body may be in St. Mary's cemetary in Mt. Carmel Pa. I was wondering if someone can shed some light on Mr Daher also going by the same Docart Stitik or something like that? May he have been buried in that name instead of Daher?

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2015) Dāhir Abī Shadīd (ref: #1209, last updated: 7th August 2015, accessed 8th August 2020 23:33:28 PM)
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