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Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 4
Name of Deceased Dakin, Vida Lavinia
Additional Names née Heighton
Date of Death 6 December 1917
Gender Female
Age 25
Address 1412 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Identified by George Maclellan
Buried River John, Nova Scotia
Family Husband Charles Dakin, 21, died; children Daisy P. Heighton, 3; Earl, 2; survived Dorothy May 10 months, died
Note Daisy, 3 lived with grandfather, James C. Heighton, River John, Pictou County; Earl, 2 adopted by Rev. Dr. James W. Falconer, Pine Hill Presbyterian College
Sources - City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: Claims 4096
- HRC: List

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Vida Lavinia Dakin was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 9 on page 1 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00001

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