Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 53

Name of DeceasedCarson, John
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age35
Address1410 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
OccupationStevedore, Furness Withy Co. Acadia Sugar Refinery
ReligionSt. Patrick's - Roman Catholic
Identified byJoseph Gaudet (brother-in-law)
BuriedHoly Cross Cemetery, Halifax
FamilyWife Kathleen Carson, 27; died children Harold, 6; Gordon, 4; Lillian, 11 months; died
NoteSt Joseph's HRC Scrap Book 530p66
Sources- City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: Claims 2647
- HRC: List

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John Carson was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 58 on page 9 below:

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