Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 1110

Name of DeceasedCookson, Basil
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age7
Address1207 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
ReligionSt. Joseph's - Roman Catholic
FoundBody not found
Identified byEdward Martin (step-father)
BuriedMount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax
FamilyStep-father Edward Martin, 28, stevedore; mother Kate Martin née Cookson, 30; siblings Hilda 11, Mary baby
ObituaryMorning Chronicle - 29 December 1917 p. 5
Sources- City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: Article 4
- HRC: Claims 364 HRC: List

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Basil Cookson was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 889 on page 148 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00148