Joseph Vohradsky

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Joseph Vohradsky
Born 1889
Died 1914 (aged 24–25)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality Austrian / Bohemian
Occupation Bucker

Special Information

Early Life


Born Kladno, Czech Republic
Or Metycin, Kladna, Bohemia


Joe Vohradsky and Mary Vlecek

Miner and Siblings (in birth order)


Joseph Vohradsky married 2 Feb 1914 at Hillcrest Methodist Church to Rosa Poderasky of Michel, B.C.

Occupation in 1914


Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Joseph is buried in the Hillcrest cemetery but not in the Mass Grave. A translation of his headstone reads: Monument / Josefu / Vohradskymu. He lost his young life in the mine explosion at Hillcrest, 19 Jun 1914 at the age of 24.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster

In 1917 Rosie Vohrodsky, widow, age 21, married George Fisher. age 37, at Michel, British Columbia. Her birthplace was Bohemia.


Schedule E

Interesting Facts

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

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