Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 1182
Name of Deceased Canning, Wiley Benjamin
Date of Death 6 December 1917
Gender Male
Age 25
Address Douglas Street, Truro, Nova Scotia
Occupation Brakeman, Canadian Government Railway
Religion Methodist
Buried River Phillip, Nova Scotia
Family Wife Calla Louisa "Lula" née Fillmore, 26; children Grazia Joyce, 1 year 10 months; Mabel Patricia, 9 months
Note Found in the Richmond area
Sources - City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: Claims 3756
- HRC: List
- HRC: Rogers files

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Wiley Benjamin Canning was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 949 on page 158 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00158

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