Sig. Mario Zanetti

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Mario Zanetti

Birthdate: (20)
Birthplace: Poschiavo, Bernina District, Grisons, Switzerland
Death: April 15, 1912 (20)
Atlantic Ocean (Titanic) (Drowned in the sinking of the RMS Titanic)
Place of Burial: Body not recovered
Immediate Family:

Son of Margherita Zanetti-Mengotti

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About Sig. Mario Zanetti

  • Name: Sig. Minio Zanetti
  • Age: 20 years
  • Last Residence: at Cairo Cafe, 3 Soho Street, Oxford Street, London, London England - Map
  • Occupation: Assistant Waiter
  • A la Carte crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body not recovered

Mario Zanetti, 20, was born on 9 January 1892 at Poschiavo, Kanton Graubünden, Switzerland. Together with his friends Abele Rigozzi and Alessandro Pedrini he was employed by Luigi Gatti to sail on the Titanic, his first ship. At this time he lived at Cairo Café, 3 Soho Street, Oxford Street, London.

He signed-on on 6 April and began work on the Titanic on the same day. His wages were £2 2s per month (plus tip).

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

He left his 44 year old mother Margherita Zanetti-Mengotti, two brothers (21 and 22) and a sister (18). His mother lived in Geneva. White Star paid compensation of £50 and outstanding wages of sFr 10.60 to his mother. From the Lord Mayor's Fund she received £70. In the end his savings of 450.45 Swiss francs were paid to her.

References and Sources

  • Crew Particulars of Engagement


  • Hermann Söldner, Germany
  • Günter Bäbler, Switzerland
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Sig. Mario Zanetti's Timeline

January 9, 1892
Poschiavo, Bernina District, Grisons, Switzerland
April 15, 1912
Age 20
Atlantic Ocean (Titanic)
Body not recovered