Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 230
Name of Deceased Cameron, Sgt. William Thompson
Date of Death 6 December 1917
Gender Male
Age 24
Address Composite Battalion,
Occupation Sergeant, Composite Battalion, Canadian Militia "D" Company
Identified by John C. Cameron
Buried Brookside Cemetery, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
Family Mother Christena Cameron; siblings John, Minnie, Beatrice, and Irene
Obituary Halifax Herald - 12 December 1917 p. 5
Note Snow's Funeral Home 1143, On duty at Richmond Pier
Sources - City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: List
- Newspaper: Chronicle: Dec. 10/17p2
- Virtual War Memorial
- Personnel Records of the First World War-Library and Archives Canada

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Sgt. William Thompson Cameron was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 188 on page 31 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00031

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