Austria - Ukraine
1914 (aged 28–29)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Nationality||Austrian / Galician|
From Karliv, Sniatyn District of Ukraine. Source - Yurko Froliak
Had a wife and family in Karlilow, Snjatyn
PERHAPS 1911 Hillcrest: Fedoruk, Peter, boarder, age 20, Galicia, came to Canada in 1910. (Age doesn't work)
PERHAPS 1911 Passburg: Fedoreyak, John, boarder, age 36, Bukovinian, came to Canada in 1910. (Age doesn't work).
Occupation in 1914
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
Peter is not buried in Hillcrest. He must have had family to take care of burial.
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
M. Federuk, Hillcrest
Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names
Peter, John, Ivan. Federuk, Fedorwk
On the Creditors List Peter is listed as: Ivan Fedoruk - Ivan is another name for John. Yurko Froliak used the initial I.
The Peter Fedoruk age 20, on 1911 census was boarding in the same house as Fred Kurigatz, another victim of the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
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: Ivan Fediuk OR Ivan Fedoruk.
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