Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 1736

Name of DeceasedChapman, William
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age19
Address5 Duffus Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
OccupationTrackman, Canadian Government Railway
ReligionGrove Street - Presbyterian
FoundBody not identified
BuriedFairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax
FamilyFather William Chapman Sr. (predeceased); mother Johanna Chapman; injured but did not die - see Vitat Statistics
RelativesSister, Mary Simmons, 23; died
ObituaryHalifax Herald - 20 February 1918 p. 7
Sources- City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: Claims 1440
- HRC: Article 1
- HRC: List
- Cemeteries: Fairview Lawn

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William Chapman was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 1467 on page 244 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00244