Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 400

Name of DeceasedHoward, John Reuben
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age11
AddressProtestant Orphanage, 1274 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
ReligionAnglican
Identified byJohn Howard (father)
BuriedSt. John's Cemetery, Halifax
FamilyFather John Howard; mother Bernice (predeceased); siblings Raymond 12, Katie 9, Stella 8, Austin 5
ObituaryHalifax Herald - 19 December 1917 p. 6
Sources- City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: List
- HRC: Claims 6538 Cemeteries: St John's

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John Reuben Howard was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 293 on page 48 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00048