Vince Vohradsky

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Vince Vohradsky
Born 1888
Died 1914 (aged 25–26)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality Austrian / Bohemian
Occupation Company Man

Special Information

Early Life


Born Kladno, Czechoslovakia
Or Metycia, Kladna, Bohemia


Joe Vohradsky and Mary Vlecek

Miner and Siblings (in birth order)


Vuic Vohradsky, age 22, born Kladus, Bohemia, bachelor, married Francis Stepuicko, age 21, born Kladua, Bohemia, 22 Jan 1910, at Michel, British Columbia


  • Mary Vohradsky (b. 1910 Michel)
  • Vince Vohradsky (b. 1911)

Census Records

1911 Michel, British Columbia, age 22, born Bohemia, to Canada in 1909, Roman Catholic.

Immigration to Canada

1909 Ship Prinz Adelbert age 21, going to Michel, BC, occupation machinist engineer,

Occupation in 1914

Company Man

Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Vince is buried in the Mass Grave in Hillcrest. Headstone reads: Vinc Vohradsky, 1888-1914.'

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster

Francis Vohradsky, widow, married 1917 to Vince Ruzek and had 3 more children.
Both Mary and Vince (the children of Vince Vohradsky) used the name Ruzek as children, but Vohradsky as adults.


Schedule E

Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names

Vaclaw, Wenaslon, Vuic, Vaclav

Interesting Facts

Vince's brother, Joseph Vohradsky, was also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.

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