Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 1559

Name of DeceasedKirby, Walter Norman
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age40
Address35 North Clifton Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
OccupationStevedore, Furness Withy Co. Acadia Sugar Refinery
ReligionCharles Street - Methodist
FamilyWife Elizabeth Ellen née Shave, 33; Mary Gertrude, 11; Edna Lillian, 5
Note The family had recently moved from Newfoundland to Halifax - Mrs. Kirby was pregnant when her husband died, Doris was born in May of 1918
Sources- City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: Claims 517
- HRC: Rogers files

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Walter Norman Kirby was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 1298 on page 216 below:

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