Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 80

Name of DeceasedBurford, Frank Sr.
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age44
Address1416 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
OccupationEngineer, Hillis & Sons Foundry
ReligionSt. Mark's - Anglican
Identified byJ. J. Fultz
BuriedSt. John's Cemetery, Halifax
FamilyWife Charlotte Hirons, 44; Winnie, 19; Frank, 15; survived Thomas, 13; Elsie, 9; died
ObituaryEvening Mail - 20 December 1917; Halifax Herald - 21 December 1917 p. 10
Sources- City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: Claims 178
- HRC: List

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Frank Sr. Burford was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 83 on page 13 below:

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