RASMUSSEN, Johannes Emil

Name:RASMUSSEN, Johannes Emil
Born:Denmark, 3 November 1900
Died:22 February 1919
Grave Ref:A11
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.”

Johannes Emil Rasmussen’s Grave
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