Eberhard Thelander Fischer
|Birthplace:||Björkeberga, Skeinge, Osby, Skåne, Sweden|
|Death:||Died in Titanic|
|Cause of death:||Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered|
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About Eberhard Thelander Fischer
- Name: Mr Eberhard Thelander Fischer
- Born: Friday 2nd June 1893
- Age: 18 years
- Last Residence: in Björkeberga Skåne Sweden
- 3rd Class passenger
- First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
- Ticket No. 350036 , £7 15s 11d
- Died in the sinking.
- Body Not Recovered
Mr Eberhard Thelander Fischer, 18, was born 2 June 1893 the son of Edvard Fisher and Johanna Fischer (née Nilsdotter), he had 7 siblings.
Eberhard Fisher worked at a factory near his home in Björkeberga, Skeinge, Osby, Skåne, Sweden. He came from a poor home and when he was forced to emigrate he had to borrow money to buy the ticket. When he went away he said to his nephew Herman "When I come back you'll surely be an grown-up man." He travelled with Olof Svensson, also from Skeinge. They went via Denmark and bought their tickets in Copenhagen. Eberhard wrote a letter home from Southampton where he boarded the Titanic as a third class passenger .
He died in the sinking, his body, if recovered, was never identified.
The Mansion House Fund paid 875.52 Kr (£48) to parents. 911 Kr (£50) damage claims paid 23 August 1914.
Notes On several lists Eberhard Fisher was believed to be Danish or German which created a lot of confusion. The problems of spelling foreign names is also shown in White Stars list where his address is written as "Bjor Kerbergo, Ousby"
References Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund Booklets and Minute Books Claes-Göran Wetterholm (1988, 1996, 1999) Titanic. Prisma, Stockholm. ISBN 91 518 3644 0
Acknowledgements Claes-Göran Wetterholm, Sweden
Contributors Leif Snellman, Finland