Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 1166

Name of DeceasedRhoast, Pte. Emery W.
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age18
AddressMahone Bay, Nova Scotia
OccupationBandsman, Special Service Battalion
BuriedPark Cemetery, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia
FamilyFather Haliburton Rhoast; mother Selestes
ObituaryHalifax Herald - 12 December 1917 p. 5
NoteKilled as preparing to fall in with band for morning guard
Sources- City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: List
- Virtual War Memorial
- NAC: Army

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Pte. Emery W. Rhoast was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 935 on page 155 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00155