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August Osterburg

August Osterburg

About August

August Osterberg engaged as a fireman in the Engineering Department on board the Lusitania, at Liverpool, on the 12th April 1915, at a monthly rate of pay of £6-10s-0d, (£6.50p.).

It is probable because of his fore and surnames that he was not a British national: however, nothing is known of his origins or life.

He survived the sinking.

Cunard Records

August Osterburg



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