Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 837

Name of DeceasedBurnett, Rodney Orlando
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age26
AddressHalifax, Nova Scotia
OccupationCarpenter, HMCS Niobe
Identified byMr. Hopkins
BuriedSt. John's Cemetery, Halifax
FamilyWife Lydia Carver, Hudson, Quebec
ObituaryMorning Chronicle - 10 December 1917 p. 2
NoteSnow's Funeral Home 17017 Dispatched to perform duties Pier 8 - arrived foot Hanover Street
Sources- City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: List
- Newspaper: Chronicle: Dec11/17
- Virtual War Memorial
- National Archives: RG 24

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Rodney Orlando Burnett was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 599 on page 99 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00099