Thursday, 20 March 2008

Corporal Charles Cushing

Born on 17 June 1888 in Montreal, Quebec - next of kin listed as Mrs. Charles Cushing, Montreal, Quebec - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as theological student, single, no current or previous military service, Baptist or Congregationalist, height of 5 feet 5.9 inches, chest of 37.2 inches fully expanded, medium complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Montreal, Quebec, on 16 April 1915 (number 411141) - taken on the strength of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry on 16 July 1915 - wounded on 15 or 18 September 1916.

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