Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 421

Name of DeceasedJohnson, Reuben James
Additional NamesHerbert
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age48
Address24 Russell Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
OccupationMachinist/Master Rigger, S. M. Brookfield Halifax Graving Dock
ReligionRoman Catholic
Identified byBernard Johnson (brother)
BuriedMount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax
FamilyWife Annie Sophia Kennedy Johnson, 38
ObituaryHalifax Herald - 25 January 1918 p. 10
Sources- City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: List
- Cemeteries: Mt Olivet

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Reuben James Johnson was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 304 on page 50 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00050