Frank M. Frech

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Frank M. Frech
Born 1881
Died 1914 (aged 32–33)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality Austrian / Bohemian
Occupation Timber Packer

Early Life


1881 Bohemia
From Kladna, Bohemia


Frank was married. His wife was on her way to Canada at time of disaster.


2 children

Immigration to Canada

1913 Ship Cassel, age 33, born Bohemia, occupation mason, Roman Catholic, married, going to Frank, Alberta. Name: Frantisck Frech.

Occupation in 1914

Timber Packer

Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Frank is buried in the Mass Grave in Hillcrest.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster

Bellevue Times, 3 July 1914. A dance was given by the Bohemians in the Old Union hall on Wednesday evening for the benefit of the widow and two children of Frank Frech, who was killed in the Hillcrest mine. After expenses were paid, a balance of $6.25 remained to be forwarded to the family in Bohemia.


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