1914 (aged 28–29)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
Robert Thomson Whitelaw Smith was born 3 Jul 1885 at 7 Leechlee St., Hamilton, father John Smith, coal miner, and mother Margaret Hamilton.
John Smith married Margaret Hamilton 31 Dec 1872 in Hamilton, Lanark
Miner and Siblings (in birth order)
- James Smith
- Helen Jack Smith (married Robert Coulter 1897 in Hamilton)
- William Thomson Smith
- John Smith
- George Smith
- Robert Smith
- Alexander Smith
- Margaret Smith
1891 Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, age 1901 Hamilton, Lanarkshire, age 15, coal miner
Immigration to Canada
Unable to locate
Occupation in 1914
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
Robert is buried in the Hillcrest Cemetery but not in the Mass Grave.
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Robert Smith was a brother-in-law to Robert Coulter, who was also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
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