Johan Charles Asplund

Mr Johan Charles Asplund

Mr Johan Charles Asplund, 23, was born on 31 January, 1889. He came from Oscarshamn, Smland, Sweden and was travelling to join his brother Fred Asplund in Minneapolis. He boarded the Titanic at Southampton.

Johan Asplund travelled together with Einar Karlsson also from Oscarshamn. The two men were rescued on lifeboat 13.

According to one list he was on his way to a friend, Mrs A Engstrm, 212 53d St. New York, but probably he was on his way to his brother because, after his rescue, he received $25 and a ticket to Minneapolis from the Salvation Army in New York. He later returned to Sweden in 1923 and died in Oscarshamn on 14 August, 1943.

References
Claes-Göran Wetterholm (1988, 1996, 1999) Titanic. Prisma, Stockholm. ISBN 91 518 3644 0

Acknowledgements
Leif Snellman, Finland

Articles and Stories

Four of the Asplunds are Titanic Victims

Worcester Telegram  (1912) 

FOUR OF THE ASPLUNDS ARE TITANIC VICTIMS

 
Asplund Fund Totals $1031.25, But Body of Victim of Titanic Disaster Fails To Reach Worcester

Worcester Telegram  (1912) 

ASPLUND FUND TOTALS $1031.25, BUT BODY OF VICTIM OF TITANIC DISASTER FAILS TO REACH WORCESTER

 
Body of Charles Asplund, Titanic Victim, will be Buried in Worcester, Without Expense To Surviving Family

Worcester Telegram  (1912) 

BODY OF CHARLES ASPLUND, TITANIC VICTIM, WILL BE BURIED IN WORCESTER, WITHOUT EXPENSE TO SURVIVING FAMILY

 
Worcester Friends Take Up Work of Aiding Titanic Survivors

Worcester Evening Gazette  (1912) 

WORCESTER FRIENDS TAKE UP WORK OF AIDING TITANIC SURVIVORS

 
Mrs. Charles Asplund and Three Children are Saved

Worcester Telegram  (1912) 

MRS. CHARLES ASPLUND AND THREE CHILDREN ARE SAVED

 
ASPLUND FAMILY TITANIC PASSENGERS IT IS FEARED

Worcester Evening Post  (1912) 

ASPLUND FAMILY TITANIC PASSENGERS IT IS FEARED

 
Two of the Asplund Children are Lost

Worcester Telegram  (1912) 

TWO OF THE ASPLUND CHILDREN ARE LOST

 
Worcester Theater Concert Nets $800

Worcester Telegram  (1912) 

WORCESTER THEATER CONCERT NETS $800

 
Fund for Relief of Mrs. Asplund and Her Children is Growing Slowly

Worcester Telegram  (1912) 

FUND FOR RELIEF OF MRS. ASPLUND AND HER CHILDREN IS GROWING SLOWLY

 
MRS ASPLUND AND CHILDREN SAFE IN HOSPITAL AT N.Y.

Worcester Evening Gazette  (1912) 

MRS ASPLUND AND CHILDREN SAFE IN HOSPITAL AT N.Y.

 
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