Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 715

Name of DeceasedHeffler, Sergt. Robert Norman
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age24
Address16 Cabot Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Occupation25th BN Canadian Infantry 6th Special Ser
BuriedSt. John's Cemetery, Halifax
FamilyWife Vera E. Heffler; father John Heffler, Sr., mother Emma Heffler née White
RelativesSister Elsie Heffler, 22; died
ObituaryHalifax Herald - 12 December 1917 p. 5; Halifax Herald - 2 February 1918 p. 4
NoteSnow's Funeral Home 414369 Killed while on duty at his desk
Sources- City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: List
- Virtual War Memorial
- NAC: Army

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Sergt. Robert Norman Heffler was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 476 on page 79 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00079