Mr Ernst Herbert Björklund

Ernst Herbert Björklund

Ernst Herbert Björklund, 18, was born 1 March 1894 the son of former NCO Carl Johan Björklund and Erika Kristina Johansdotter from Grefgatan 62, Stockholm, Sweden.

Ernst Björklund was on his way from Stockholm to relatives in New York, they had promised to arrange work for him. He boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third-class passenger. He died in the sinking, his body was never found.

The Mansion House Fund paid 875.52 Kr (£48) to parents, 911 Kr (£50) damage claims paid to parents 29 June 1914.

 

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Credits

Claes-Göran Wetterholm, Sweden​​​​​​​ Leif Snellman, Finland

References and Sources

Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund Booklets and Minute Books
Claes-Göran Wetterholm (1988, 1996, 1999) Titanic. Prisma, Stockholm. ISBN 91 518 3644 0
Dagens Nyheter, 18 April 1912
Search archive British and Irish newspapers online

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