Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 36

Name of DeceasedUnderwood, Benjamin
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age27
Address1 Lorne Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
OccupationFireman, Canadian Government Railway
ReligionSt. Joseph's - Roman Catholic
Identified byJames Guess (brother-in-law)
BuriedMount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax
FamilyWife Emma Underwood, 32; died children Margaret, 4; Mildred, 11 months; died
ObituaryHalifax Herald - 20 April 1918
Sources- City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: Article 4
- /93 HRC: List

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Benjamin Underwood was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 46 on page 7 below:

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