Assad Torfa (c.1892 - 1912) MP

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Nicknames: "Forfa", "Assad", "Assed"
Birthplace: Syria
Death: Died in TITANIC at sea
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered
Occupation: Farm Labourer
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About Assad Torfa

  • Name: Mr Assad Torfa
  • Age: 20 years
  • Last Residence: in Tibnin Lebanon
  • Occupation: Farm Labourer
  • 3rd Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Cherbourg on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 2673 , £7 4s 7d
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

Mr Assad Torfa 1, 20, a farmhand from Syria (modern day Lebanon), boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as a third class passenger (ticket number 2673, £7 4s 7d). His ultimate destination is unknown.

Torfa perished in the disaster. His body, if recovered, was never identified.

Entry in the Casualty List (PRO BT 100/259-260)

(Public Record Office- Reprinted with permission)


1. He is sometimes listed as "_ Forfa" or "_ Assad" "_ Assed".

References and Sources

  • Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
  • Marriages, births, deaths and injuries that have occurred on board during the voyage (PRO London, BT 100/259-260)


  • Hermann Söldner, Germany

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Assad Torfa's Timeline

April 15, 1912
Age 20
TITANIC at sea
Atlantic Ocean