1914 (aged 21–22)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
The following could be Albert Rees, but not positive. See Interesting Facts below.
1892 (Perhaps Thomas Albert born 1891 or 1892 at Merthry Tydfil, Glamorganshire or 1895 Bedwelty, Monmouthshire.)
(David John Harris was living at Bedwelty, Monmouthshire in 1901 and Merthry Tydfil in 1911.)
[1901 Monmouthshire, Bedwelty, Thomas A, born Bedwellty, New Tredegar, Monmouthshire.]
[1911 Glamorganshire, Thomas Albert, age 19, single, coal miner hewer, born Merthry Tydfil, Glamorgan, boarder]
Immigration to Canada
1913 Ship Arabic, Thomas Albert Rees, age 19, going to Michel, British Columbia, miner (going to assured work with a letter)
Occupation in 1914
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
Buried in the Hillcrest Cemetery but not in the Mass Grave.
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Tom Rees, 24 Birch Grove, New Tredegar, Wales
Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names
Rees, Reece, Reese, Rhys
Thomas Albert Rees and David John Harris, who was also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster, came out together to Canada. Therefore the above information is about Thomas Albert Rees, whom I believe is the Albert Rees on the official list.
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