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Luka Orešković

Mr Luka Orešković was born on 27 January 1892.

He was a married farmer from Konjsko Brdo, Croatia.

He boarded the Titanic at Southampton together with his relatives (also farmers) Marija and Jelka Oreskovic.

To reach his destination of South Chicago, Illinois, he bought his third class ticket from the agent: Johann Isidor Büchel, Buchs for 170 Swiss francs (ticket number 315094, £8 13s 3d).

Luka Orešković died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.

His widow Jeka Orešković in Kula, and their one child, received £110 from the Titanic relief fund.

References and Sources

Günter Bäbler (1998) Reise auf der Titanic. Chronos, Zürich
Marriages, Births, Deaths and Injuries
, White Star Line 1912 (PRO London, BT 100/260)
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
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Titanic Passenger Summary

Name: Mr Luka Orešković
Age: 20 years 2 months and 19 days (Male)
Nationality: Croatian
Marital Status: Married to Jeka
Occupation: Farmer
Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. 315094, £8 13s 3d
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912)
Body Not Identified

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