Unsolved Murders

Kuno Eversberg

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Date: 24 Jun 1919

Place: HMS Resolution, Scapa Flow

Kuno Eversberg was shot on the HMS Resolution at Scapa Flow. A man was tried for his murder but a verdict of Not Proven was returned.

The shot had come through the forecastle deck. After the shooting a search was made and no one was found near where the shot had come from but a rifle was later found.

Shortly after the ship went into Invergordon to refit and when it did about ten men did not return. Later the man tried was arrested as a deserter at Leglands and was charged with the murder.

Kuno Eversberg had been a German prisoner of war.

*map pointers are rough estimates based on known location details as per Place field above.

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Dundee Courier - Tuesday 10 February 1920

see Dundee Evening Telegraph - Tuesday 10 February 1920