Master Viljo Unto Johannes Hämäläinen

Wiljo Unto Johannes Hämäläinen was born on 4 February 1911 in Merrimac, Essex, Massachusetts. He was the son of John, a metal beater, and Anna Lydia Amanda (nee Wartianen) Hämäläinen.

He boarded the Titanic at Southampton with his mother Anna and Marta Hiltunen.

Anna and Wiljo were rescued (in which lifeboat is not known).

He died 18 March 1914 in Detroit, aged 3, listed as William Hamlin. The cause of death was given as endocarditis. He was buried four days later at Gethsemane Cemetery in Detroit.

 

 

 

 

 

Credits

Peter Engberg, Sweden
Hildur Panula-Heinonen, Finland
Juho Peltonen, Finland
Leif Snellman, Finland
Claes-Göran Wetterholm, Sweden

References and Sources

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

Link and cite this biography

(2018) Viljo Unto Johannes Hämäläinen Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #433, updated 26th February 2018 08:16:31 AM)
URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-survivor/viljo-hamalainen.html

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