Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 871
Name of Deceased Forrest, John
Date of Death 13 December 1917
Gender Male
Age 61
Address 21 Bloomfield Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Occupation Labourer, Halifax Graving Dock
Religion St. Mark's - Anglican
Identified by Albert Forrest
Buried St. John's Cemetery, Halifax
Family Wife Alice Potts Forrest, 54; Ethel Jones née Forrest, 29; Albert, 22; Sydney, 17; May, 16; Gladys, 16; Eva, 13; Reggie, 11
Obituary Halifax Herald - 14 February 1918 p. 4
Sources - City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: Claims 4104
- HRC: List
- HRC: Article 3
- HRC: Rogers files

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John Forrest was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 632 on page 105 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00105

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