1914 (aged 17–18)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
William was one of the youngest killed in the disaster - he was 18.
1/4 of 1896 in Leigh, Lancashire, England
Thomas Fox married Phoebe Howcroft at Leigh 1/4 1891 - Tyldesley with Skakerley
Miner and Siblings (in birth order)
- Elizabeth Fox
- William Fox
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
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
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.
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