About Karl Johan Wiklund
Mr Karl Johan Wiklund
- Age: 21 years
- Last Residence: in Nicolaistad Finland
- Occupation: General Labourer
- 3rd Class passenger
- First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
- Ticket No. 3101266 , £6 9s 11d
- Destination: Montreal Québéc Canada
- Died in the sinking.
- Body Not Recovered
Mr Karl Johan Wiklund, 21, lived and worked with his parents on their farm in Nikolaistad (later Vasa/Vaasa), Finland. He boarded the Titanic at Southampton with his brother Jakob Alfred and Anna Sjöblom, they were destined for Montreal, Canada. During the voyage they were accompanied by fellow Finn Jakob Alfred Johanson.
As with other unmarried men, the Wiklund brothers'cabin was in the bow, on the night of the sinking they went to the stern to warn Anna Sjöblom about the danger.
Karl died in the sinking his body was never found.
References Claes-Göran Wetterholm (1988, 1996, 1999) Titanic. Prisma, Stockholm. ISBN 91 518 3644 0
Acknowledgements Leif Snellman, Finland