Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 1110
Name of Deceased Cookson, Basil
Date of Death 6 December 1917
Gender Male
Age 7
Address 1207 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Religion St. Joseph's - Roman Catholic
Found Body not found
Identified by Edward Martin (step-father)
Buried Mount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax
Family Step-father Edward Martin, 28, stevedore; mother Kate Martin née Cookson, 30; siblings Hilda 11, Mary baby
Obituary Morning Chronicle - 29 December 1917 p. 5
Sources - City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: Article 4
- HRC: Claims 364 HRC: List

see additional information about the sources

Basil Cookson was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 889 on page 148 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00148



Nova Scotia Archives —

Crown copyright © 2022, Province of Nova Scotia.