Albert Rees

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Albert Rees
Born 1892
Died 1914 (aged 21–22)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality Welsh
Occupation Bucker

The following could be Albert Rees, but not positive. See Interesting Facts below.

Early Life


1892 (Perhaps Thomas Albert born 1891 or 1892 at Merthry Tydfil, Glamorganshire or 1895 Bedwelty, Monmouthshire.)
(David John Harris was living at Bedwelty, Monmouthshire in 1901 and Merthry Tydfil in 1911.)



Census Records

[1901 Monmouthshire, Bedwelty, Thomas A, born Bedwellty, New Tredegar, Monmouthshire.]
[1911 Glamorganshire, Thomas Albert, age 19, single, coal miner hewer, born Merthry Tydfil, Glamorgan, boarder]

Immigration to Canada

1913 Ship Arabic, Thomas Albert Rees, age 19, going to Michel, British Columbia, miner (going to assured work with a letter)

Occupation in 1914


Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Buried in the Hillcrest Cemetery but not in the Mass Grave.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster


Schedule E


Tom Rees, 24 Birch Grove, New Tredegar, Wales

Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names

Rees, Reece, Reese, Rhys

Interesting Facts

Thomas Albert Rees and David John Harris, who was also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster, came out together to Canada. Therefore the above information is about Thomas Albert Rees, whom I believe is the Albert Rees on the official list.

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