Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 1427

Name of DeceasedGavel, William Elisha
Additional NamesGavell
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age30
AddressDawson Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
OccupationCarpenter, S. M. Brookfield & Sons
ReligionMethodist
FamilyWife Eddis Florence née Bayers, 30; children Bertram, 11; William Harding, 8; Anne Florence, 5
NoteBlown out of motor boat Wasp, not seen since.
Sources- GANS list
- HRC: Claims 3343
- Newspaper: Herald: Dec12/17p5

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William Elisha Gavel was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 1173 on page 195 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00195