Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion Remembrance Book

Fatality no.: 1085

Name of DeceasedAppleton, Mrs Emma
Date of Death6 December 1917
Address1347 Barrington St., Halifax, NS
ReligionKaye St Methodist
FoundCharred remains
Identified byHarold Sims
BuriedFairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax, NS
FamilyHusband William J 58 machinist, children Florence 20, Harold 18, Mrs Evans
Note"Bodies of wife & elder married daughter killed & charred remains found"
Sources• City Directory 1918
• GANS list
• HRC: Claims 5177
• HRC: List
• HRC: Article 3
• Cemeteries: Fairview Lawn

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Mrs Emma Appleton was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 864 on page 143 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00143