David John Harris
|David John Harris|
New Tredegar, Monmouth, Wales
1914 (aged 21–22)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
David Harris married Margaret Ann Gulliver, Bedwelty, Wales 4/4 1890.
Miner and Siblings (in birth order)
- David John Harris
- Margaret Ann Harris
- Richard Samuel Harris
- Irene May Harris
- 1901 Bedwellty, Monmouthshire, Wales, age 9
- 1911 Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorganshire, Wales, age 19, coal miner
Immigration to Canada
1913 Ship Arabic, age 21, miner, going to join his father, miner
Occupation in 1914
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
David is buried in the Hillcrest Cemetery but not in the Mass Grave.
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
David's parents and siblings were all living in Hillcrest in 1916. Father David Harris died in 1917.
David's sister Margaret married William Adlam the brother of Herbert Adlam also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
With David on the Arabic was Albert Rees, also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
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