Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 741
Name of Deceased Balcom, Lieut. Harold Cecil
Date of Death 12 December 1917
Gender Male
Age 27
Address Wellington Barracks Halifax, Nova Scotia
Occupation Orderly Officer, Canadian Militia 69th
Identified by Major J. E. Morse
Buried Public Cemetery, Paradise, Nova Scotia
Family Father Burpee R. Balcom, predeceased; mother Mary Elizabeth Keddy, Boston, Mass.
Note Snow's Funeral Home N/A …mounting morning guard parade when Explosion occurred
Sources - City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: List
- Virtual War Memorial
- NAC: Army

see additional information about the sources


Lieut. Harold Cecil Balcom was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 502 on page 83 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00083

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