Person:Edmond Navratil (1)

Edmond Roger Navratil
b.5 Mar 1910 Lorraine, France
m. 1907
  1. Michel Navratil, Jr.1908 - 2001
  2. Edmond Roger Navratil1910 - 1953
Facts and Events
Name Edmond Roger Navratil
Gender Male
Birth[1] 5 Mar 1910 Lorraine, France
Death[1] 1953 Lorraine, France
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    Edmond Roger Navratil
    BIRTH 5 Mar 1910
    Lorraine, France
    DEATH 1953 (aged 42–43)
    Lorraine, France
    BURIAL: Cimetière de l'Egalitè
    Lourdes, Departement des Hautes-Pyrénées, Midi-Pyrénées, France

    Edmond was two years old on board the Titanic when it sunk. He and his brother survived. Their father, who had taken them away from their mother upon the parents' separation, died. The children were eventually reunited with their mother when she recognized their faces on a notice about the identity of the surviving Titanic children. The father had bought tickets with false names so it was not with ease that the mother could prove they were her children.

    TITANIC SURVIVOR: Master Edmond Roger Navratil, 2, was born on 5 March 1910 in Nice, France. He boarded the Titanic at Southampton with his father, Michel and brother Michel Jr. The family was travelling under the assumed name of Hoffman, Mr Navratil had stolen his two sons from his estranged wife Marcelle.Edmond and his brother were recued in Collapsible D, their father perished.Marcelle Navratil, recognized her boys from newspaper stories and was brought over to America by the White Star Line where she was reunited with her sons on May 16. The three sailed back to France on the Oceanic.In later life Edmond worked as interior decorator and then became an architect and builder. He was married. During World War II he fought with the French Army, was captured and made a prisoner-of-war. He managed to escape from the camp in which he was held, but his health had suffered and he died in the early 1950s aged 43.