Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 1301
Name of Deceased Beard, Ernest Edmund
Date of Death 6 December 1917
Gender Male
Age 32
Address Belleville, Ontario
Occupation Stoker, Petty Officer, HMCS Niobe RCN VR
Found Body not found
Family Father Frederick, mother Sarah, Hammersmith, London - both dead
Note Snow's Funeral Home VR/1731 - Killed in the execution of duty - Postumously awarded the Albert Medal
Sources - City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: List
- Newspaper: Chronicle: Dec11/17p3
- Virtual War Memorial
- National Archives: RG 24

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Ernest Edmund Beard was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 1054 on page 175 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00175

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