Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 319

Name of DeceasedLatter, Ralph Howard
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age17
Address11 Kane Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
OccupationCar cleaner, Canadian Government Railway
ReligionKaye Street - Methodist
Identified byJames Latter (father)
BuriedFairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax
FamilyFather James William Latter, 50, car cleaner, Canadian government Railway; mother Annie Elizabeth née Vicary, 50; siblings William James, 29, on active service; James Clyde, 27, on active service; Myrtle, 22, employee Moir's Ltd.; Ivy Lillian, 15; Frederick Howard, 12; Mary Violet Maud Preswood, 7
ObituaryHalifax Herald - 19 December 1917 p. 6; Halifax Herald - 2 March 1918 p. 3
Sources- City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: Claims 254
- HRC: List
- HRC: Article 2

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Ralph Howard Latter was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 242 on page 40 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00040