RASMUSSEN, Johannes Emil

NameRASMUSSEN, Johannes Emil
BornDenmark, 3 November 1900
Died22 February 1919
Age18
CemeteryGrytviken
Grave RefA11
Register57
SPRI Ref 1228/17/32

According to the Coroner’s Inquest in the SPRI archives, on 7 February Rasmussen was loading barrels of oil onto the “Tijuca”. A shackle slipped and the boom fell onto his head. He died of his injuries 15 days later. One witness statement says “..he was well liked by all of us.”

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