Boushey, George: Service no. 455920


Digitized Service Record

Source: K.I.A. September 1916 at the Somme.


Son of Mr. and Mrs. George F. Boushey, of 154, Peter St., Pembroke, Ontario.

This soldier joined the 59th Battalion on February 29, 1916. He was an 18-year-old moulder and he embarked for England from Halifax, Nova Scotia on April 5, 1916, arriving at Liverpool on the 11th. He was drafted into the 18th Battalion on June 6, 1916, and arrived in the field with the Battalion on June 11, 1916.

During his service he had a mile medical issue requiring treatment at No. 6 and No. 4 Canadian Field Ambulances and a brief convalescence at No. 2 Divisional Rest Station. He returned to active duty on or about August 10, 1916.

He was killed at the Battle of Flers-Courcelette. His resting place is unknown.

“Killed in Action”

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