Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 698
Name of Deceased Blackburn, James Sr.
Date of Death 6 December 1917
Gender Male
Age 44
Address 1408 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Occupation Occupation foreman, Robert Davie & Sons Ltd., sack manufacturers
Religion St. Joseph's - Roman Catholic
Identified by Arthur Price, manager Robert Davie & Co.
Buried Mount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax
Family Wife Eva Blackburn, 44; died children James, 13; died, Cyril Montague, 9; survived Gerald St. Clair, 10 months; died
Sources - City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: Claims 3631
- HRC: Article 4
- HRC: List

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James Sr. Blackburn was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 460 on page 76 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00076

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