Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 1482

Name of DeceasedCovey, Melvin
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age6
AddressProtestant Orphanage, 1274 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
FoundBody not found
Identified byM. M. Scott
BuriedSt. John's Cemetery, Halifax
FamilyFather Robie Covey; mother (predeceased); sister Valerie, 7; missing Mildred, 5; Victor, 3; died, Marguerite, 2; Hilda Pearl, 6 months
Sources- City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: Claims 7347
- HRC: List
- Cemeteries: St John's

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Melvin Covey was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 1227 on page 204 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00204