Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 1427
Name of Deceased Gavel, William Elisha
Additional Names Gavell
Date of Death 6 December 1917
Gender Male
Age 30
Address Dawson Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Occupation Carpenter, S. M. Brookfield & Sons
Religion Methodist
Family Wife Eddis Florence née Bayers, 30; children Bertram, 11; William Harding, 8; Anne Florence, 5
Note Blown out of motor boat Wasp, not seen since.
Sources - GANS list
- HRC: Claims 3343
- Newspaper: Herald: Dec12/17p5

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William Elisha Gavel was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 1173 on page 195 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00195

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