1914 (aged 24–25)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
|Nationality||Austrian / Bohemian|
Born Kladno, Czech Republic
Or Metycin, Kladna, Bohemia
Joe Vohradsky and Mary Vlecek
Miner and Siblings (in birth order)
- Vince Vohradsky
- Joseph Vohradsky
Joseph Vohradsky married 2 Feb 1914 at Hillcrest Methodist Church to Rosa Poderasky of Michel, B.C.
Occupation in 1914
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
Joseph is buried in the Hillcrest cemetery but not in the Mass Grave. A translation of his headstone reads: Monument / Josefu / Vohradskymu. He lost his young life in the mine explosion at Hillcrest, 19 Jun 1914 at the age of 24.
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
In 1917 Rosie Vohrodsky, widow, age 21, married George Fisher. age 37, at Michel, British Columbia. Her birthplace was Bohemia.
Joseph's brother, Vince Vohradsky, was also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
If you would like to see more information that we have gathered, please go to http://www.hillcrestminedisaster.com.