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Mate Pocrnić

Mr Mate Pocrnić, 17, an unmarried farmer from Bukovac, Croatia, boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third-class passenger. He presumably travelled with Tome Pokrnic.

To reach his destination of South Chicago, Illinois, he bought his ticket from the agent: Johann Isidor Büchel, Buchs for 170 Swiss francs (ticket number 315095, £8 13s 3d).

Mate Pocrnić died in the sinking. His body if recovered, was never identified.

His parents, Mile and Mara Pocrnić in Bukovac, received £50 from the Titanic relief fund.

Notes

Sometimes listed as "Pacruic" or "Pecruic".

Titanic Passenger Summary

Name: Mr Mate Pocrnić
Born: circa.1895
Age: 17 years (Male)
Nationality: Croatian
Marital Status: Single
Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. 315095, £8 13s 3d
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912)
Body Not Recovered

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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[279])
Marriages, Births, Deaths and Injuries. White Star Line 1912, Board of Trade 1912 (PRO London, BT 100/260).
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Encyclopedia Titanica (2021) Mate Pocrnić (ref: #1144, last updated: 18th January 2021, accessed 27th October 2021 20:05:04 PM)
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