Austria - Ruthenian
1914 (aged 17–18)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
|Nationality||Austrian / Bukovinian|
|Religion||Greek Catholic (1911 Census)|
1896 Austria, Ruthenia
His father was living in Gardenton in southern Manitoba in 1914/15.
Most likely of the family from Bridok, district Zastavna, Bukovina (Western Ukraine).
1911 Hillcrest, age 18, born Austria, Bukovina (hard to read), boarder with John Kunesky, nationality Canadian.
Immigration to Canada
1911 claimed immigration as 1896 - is that correct or is it year of birth by mistake.
Occupation in 1914
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
Mike is buried in Hillcrest but not in the Mass Grave.
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names
Because he claimed Canadian as nationality and the fact he wasn't buried in the Mass Grave suggests he had family in Canada.
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