1914 (aged 22–23)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
|Nationality||Austrian / Galician|
|Occupation||Timber Packer Boss|
Yaskrubych, Province Sokoly, Galicia
Miner and Siblings (in birth order)
Perhaps he is a brother of Wasyl Kwasnico
Occupation in 1914
Timber Packer Boss
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
Fred is buried in the Mass Grave in Hillcrest.
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Parents in Old Country
Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names
Frederick Kwasnica, Kwosnyca, Kwaswyca, Kwasniezza, Fegar
Fred may have been related to Wasyl Kwasnico, also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster. They are buried beside each other.
Frank Vindicator, 30 August 1912. "A collection was lately taken up among the employees of the Hillcrest Collieries Limited, for Fred Kwasnico, the one-time timber boss in the mine here. A handsome amount was realized and will be turned over to him intact. It will be remembered that Kwasnico had a bad attack of typhoid fever which kept him in the Frank Hospital for several months. Since his illness he has never been able to resume work, and his fellow workmen have taken this practical way of showing their sympathy for him in his misfortune."
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