William Fox

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William Fox
Born 1895
Died 1914 (aged 18–19)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality English
Occupation Bucker

I believe that this is the correct William Fox.

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.

Early Life



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


  • Elizabeth Fox
  • William Fox

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


Hillcrest Mine Disaster July 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.


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