Robert W Penn
|Robert W Penn|
1914 (aged 22–23)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
2/4 June 1891 at Crosby, Cumberland (Cockermouth Reg. Dist.)
James Penn married Mary Ellen Burns 1/4 1885 in Cockermouth area, Cumberland, England.
Miner and Siblings (in birth order)
- John Penn
- Hannah E Penn
- Jonathan B Penn
- Robert William Penn
- Thelma Penn
1901 Bolton, Cumberland, age 9
1911 Chorlton, Lancashire, age 19, occupation railway signal man
Immigration to Canada
1913 Ship Laurentic, age 21, miner, going to Hillcrest
His name had been listed on an earlier ship but crossed out - his occupation at that time "mechanic"
Occupation in 1914
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
Robert is buried in the Hillcrest Cemetery but not in the Mass Grave. He lies beside his father James Penn
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Schedule E Claimed compensation in support of mother in Hillcrest
Robert's father, James Penn also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
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