Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 1688

Name of DeceasedEllis, Robert
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age43
Address35 Hanover Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
OccupationCanadian Government Railway
ReligionAnglican
Identified byW. J. Ellis (brother)
BuriedFairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax
FamilyWife Annie Ellis, 42; died step-daughter Margaret Purcell, 19; died Joseph Robert, 8; died
ObituaryHalifax Herald - 22 March 1918 p. 3
Sources- City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: Article 2

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Robert Ellis was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 461 on page 76 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00076