Austria - Ukraine
1914 (aged 21–22)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
|Nationality||Austrian / Galician|
|Religion||Roman Catholic (from 1911 census)|
1892 near Karliv, Galicia
In 1911 Fred was living in a house which contained 6 Galician miners. The house was in the area called "Riverbottom", half way between Bellevue and Hillcrest.
Immigration to Canada
1910 (from 1911 Census)
Occupation in 1914
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
Fred is buried in the Mass Grave in Hillcrest.
Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names
Kyrajac, Kurijatz, Kyrejac, Kuriatz, Korotazh
Fred was living in the same house as Peter Fedoruk who was also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
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: Fedir Korotazh.
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