Mr 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.

Notes

Sometimes listed as "Pacruic" or "Pecruic".

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Credits

Günter Bäbler, Switzerland
Hermann Söldner, Germany

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).
Search archive British and Irish newspapers online

Link and cite this biography

(2019) Mate Pocrnić Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #1144, updated 23rd April 2019 16:50:38 PM)
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