Austria - Ukraine
1914 (aged 33–34)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
|Nationality||Austrian / Galician|
1880 Austria, Ruthenia
Pewit, Snjatyn, Galicia
Wife and family in Old Country
Occupation in 1914
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
Chris is buried in the Mass Grave in Hillcrest.
Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names
Kosniuk, Kosniak, Kost, "Kostyn Kazmyk"
A Ukrainian newspaper named ‘’The Novyny’’, published in Edmonton, Alberta on the 27th of June, 1914, gave a list of the Rusyn Miners killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster. Rusyns were a Slavic group encompassing most of the Western Ukraine. Rusyns were better known in the Crownest Pass as Ruthenians. The list was written in the Cyrillic script and transcribed. Translation of this name: Osyp Kosnyk
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