Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 1887

Name of DeceasedPurcell, Joseph Patrick
Date of Death18 January 1918
GenderMale
Age67
Address14 Brunswick Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
OccupationJanitor, Telegraph & Telephone Co.
ReligionSt. Patrick's - Roman Catholic
BuriedMount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax
FamilyWife Eliza Purcell, 68; children Annie, 25; Genevieve, 20; son overseas
ObituaryHalifax Herald - 21 January 1918 p. 2
Sources- GANS list
- HRC: Claims 5369
- HRC: List
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Joseph Patrick Purcell was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 1588 on page 265 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00265