Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 1182

Name of DeceasedCanning, Wiley Benjamin
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age25
AddressDouglas Street, Truro, Nova Scotia
OccupationBrakeman, Canadian Government Railway
ReligionMethodist
BuriedRiver Phillip, Nova Scotia
FamilyWife Calla Louisa "Lula" née Fillmore, 26; children Grazia Joyce, 1 year 10 months; Mabel Patricia, 9 months
NoteFound in the Richmond area
Sources- City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: Claims 3756
- HRC: List
- HRC: Rogers files

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Wiley Benjamin Canning was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 949 on page 158 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00158