Robert Murray

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Robert Murray
Born 1893
Stevenson, Ayrshire, Scotland
Died 1914 (aged 20–21)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality Scottish
Occupation Bucker

Early Life


Born Stevenson, Ayrshire, Scotland


David Murray Sr. married Elizabeth Cannon in West Derby, Lancashire, England 1/4 1888

Miner and Siblings (in birth order)


Robert did not marry

Census Records

1901 Stevenston, Ayrshire, age 7, at school
1911 Nanaimo, British Columbia, age 18, occupation miner

Immigration to Canada

1904 Tunisian, age 10, with mother and siblings.



Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Buried in the Hillcrest cemetery along side his father and brothers.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster


Schedule E

Interesting Facts

Robert is the son of David Murray Sr., and brother of William Murray and David Cannon Murray, all of whom were also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.

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