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
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