Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 91

Name of DeceasedHillis, James Burton
Additional NamesBert
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age35
Address4 Richmond Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
OccupationForeman, Hillis & Sons Foundry
ReligionSt. Mark's - Anglican
Identified byJames Hillis (father)
BuriedCamp Hill Cemetery, Halifax
FamilyWife Helen Hillis, 30; died children Laurie, 5; Jean, 3 months; died
ObituaryHalifax Herald - 21 December 1917 p.
Sources- City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: List
- HRC: Article 3

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James Burton Hillis was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 89 on page 14 below:

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