Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 1292

Name of DeceasedGardner, Walter
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age22
AddressCheshire, England
OccupationOrdinary Seaman, HMCS Niobe RCN VR
FoundBody not found
NoteSnow's Funeral Home VR/5091 Last seen on deck HMCS Niobe
Sources- City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: List
- Newspaper: Chronicle: Dec11/17p3
- Virtual War Memorial
- National Archives: RG 24

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Walter Gardner was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 1045 on page 174 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00174