1914 (aged 49–50)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
|Nationality||Austrian / Galician|
1864 in Austria - Ruthenian From Karliv, Sniatyn District of Ukraine. Source - Yurko Froliak. Also known as Karlilow, Galicia
Mike was married and had children in Karlilow
Occupation in 1914
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
Michael is buried in the Mass Grave in Hillcrest.
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names
Michael, Wakajlo, Wadasio, Stiurhan, Shurkan, Shkurhan
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: M. Shkurhan.
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