Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 297
Name of Deceased Aitken, George Robertson
Date of Death 6 December 1917
Gender Male
Age 26
Address 48 North Albert Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Occupation Foreman Ironworker, S. M. Brookfield Halifax Graving Dock
Religion Grove Street - Presbyterian
Identified by Charles Aitken (brother)
Buried Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax
Family Wife Jessie Locke, 26, married, John Stephen Carroll Jan.1,1920, Ida 2, born 1915
Obituary Halifax Herald - 15 December 1917 p. 3; Halifax Herald - 2 March 1918 p. 3
Sources - City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: Claims 4812
- HRC: Article 1
- HRC: List
- HRC: Files: 127;
¤ City Directory: 1913-1918

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George Robertson Aitken was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 225 on page 37 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00037

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