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<font color = "red">'''William was one of the youngest killed in the disaster - he was 18.'''</font>
==I believe that this is the correct William Fox. ==
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If the following is the correct William then he was 1/4 1896 in Leigh, making him aged 18 at the time of the accident.
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==Early Life==
 
==Early Life==
 
===Birth===  
 
===Birth===  
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1/4 of 1896 in Leigh, Lancashire, England
 
===Parents===  
 
===Parents===  
 
Thomas Fox married Phoebe Howcroft at Leigh 1/4 1891 - Tyldesley with Skakerley
 
Thomas Fox married Phoebe Howcroft at Leigh 1/4 1891 - Tyldesley with Skakerley
===Siblings===
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===Miner and Siblings (in birth order)===
 
*Elizabeth Fox
 
*Elizabeth Fox
*William Fox
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*'''William Fox'''
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==Marriage==
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Single
 
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==Census Records==
 
==Census Records==
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==Immigration to Canada==
 
==Immigration to Canada==
 
1913 ''Laurentic'', age 16, with mother Phoebe and sister Elizabeth. Father Thomas went to Michel, British Columbia in 1909.
 
1913 ''Laurentic'', age 16, with mother Phoebe and sister Elizabeth. Father Thomas went to Michel, British Columbia in 1909.
 
 
==Occupation in 1914==
 
==Occupation in 1914==
 
[[Occupations#Bucker|Bucker]]
 
[[Occupations#Bucker|Bucker]]
 
=='''Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed'''==
 
=='''Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed'''==
 
 
==Cemetery==
 
==Cemetery==
 
William is buried in Hillcrest in the Mass Grave.
 
William is buried in Hillcrest in the Mass Grave.
 
==After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster==
 
==After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster==
1916 William's parents and sister were living in Hillcrest, Alberta.
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1916 William's parents and sister were living in Hillcrest, Alberta.<br>
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Thomas died 8 Nov 1953 in Vancouver.<br>
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Phoebe died 21 Nov 1957 in Vancouver.
 
===Compensation===
 
===Compensation===
 
[[Compensation#Schedule C|Schedule C]]
 
[[Compensation#Schedule C|Schedule C]]

Latest revision as of 10:49, 30 December 2013

William Fox
Born 1896
Died 1914 (aged 17–18)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality English
Occupation Bucker

William was one of the youngest killed in the disaster - he was 18.

Early Life

Birth

1/4 of 1896 in Leigh, Lancashire, England

Parents

Thomas Fox married Phoebe Howcroft at Leigh 1/4 1891 - Tyldesley with Skakerley

Miner and Siblings (in birth order)

  • Elizabeth Fox
  • William Fox

Marriage

Single

Census Records

1901 Little Hulton, Lancashire, England, age 5, born Tyldesley, father Thomas a coal hewer

Immigration to Canada

1913 Laurentic, age 16, with mother Phoebe and sister Elizabeth. Father Thomas went to Michel, British Columbia in 1909.

Occupation in 1914

Bucker

Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed

Cemetery

William is buried in Hillcrest in the Mass Grave.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster

1916 William's parents and sister were living in Hillcrest, Alberta.
Thomas died 8 Nov 1953 in Vancouver.
Phoebe died 21 Nov 1957 in Vancouver.

Compensation

Schedule C


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