George Knill

Sculleryman on board RMS Lusitania

George Knill joined Lusitania’s crew as a sculleryman in April 1915, aged 16. He bought this silver teaspoon and snuffbox on board.
George survived and later met and married Mary Blythyn, daughter of Smokeroom Steward Robert Blythyn, who perished in the sinking. George and Robert never met during their time on Lusitania.
He died in 1931, aged 32, at Greenwich Seaman’s Hospital in a Lusitania-endowed bed.
  • Gender
    Male
  • Relationship
    Associated Person
  • Nationality
    British: English
  • Born
    18 January 1899
  • Place of birth
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Merseyside: Liverpool
  • Died
    21 February 1931
  • Place of death
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: London: Greenwich
  • Cause of death
    Unknown or unrecorded
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