Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 149
Name of Deceased Dakin, Pte. Charles
Date of Death 6 December 1917
Gender Male
Age 21
Address 1412 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Occupation Private, Royal Canadian Regiment
Religion Anglican
Identified by Georgina Dakin (sister)
Buried River John, Nova Scotia
Family Wife Vida Lavinia Dakin, 25; 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
- Personnel Records of the First World War-Library and Archives Canada

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Pte. Charles Dakin was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 135 on page 22 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00022

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