Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 475

Name of DeceasedPreston, George Henry
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age38
Address12 Tower Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia
OccupationElectrician, Farquhar Brothers
ReligionSt. Paul's - Anglican
Identified byW. F. Spruin
BuriedCamp Hill Cemetery, Halifax
FamilyWife Effie Holliday Preston, 36; Donald, 12; Stuart, 10; Gordon, 8
ObituaryEvening Mail - 18 December 1917
Sources- City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: Article 5
- HRC: Claims 357 HRC: List

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George Henry Preston was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 345 on page 57 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00057