|John Tkaczuk (correct spelling of surname)|
1914 (aged 21–22)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
|Nationality||Austrian / Galician|
1892 Austria, Ruthenia, Ukrainian
From Karliv, Sniatyn District of Ukraine. Source - Yurko Froliak
Occupation in 1914
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
John was buried in Hillcrest but not in the Mass Grave.
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Mother in Karlillow, Snjatyn
Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names
Jan, Tkaczuk, Ivan, Tkachuk
There was a Ignac Thaszuk, age 34, living in Passburg in 1911, born Russia. Any relation?
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: I. Tkachuk
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