Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 963

Name of DeceasedPurcell, Charles S.
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age64
Address16 South Clifton Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
OccupationHackman, North St. Station
ReligionRoman Catholic
Identified byCharles P. Purcell (son)
BuriedHoly Cross Cemetery, Halifax
FamilyWife Sarah O'Neil, 60; Fred, 34; Charles, 32; Gordon, 25; Mrs. Renner, 26; Martin, 23; Harry, 21
ObituaryHalifax Herald - 20 December 1917 p. 10
Sources- City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: Claims 5294
- HRC: List

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Charles S. Purcell was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 724 on page 120 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00120