Private Harold Leonard Victor Bushell

Harold Leonard Victor Bushell served in the Canadian Army medical Corps during WW1. He is entitled to the British War Medal and the Victory Medal. His enlistment number is and his War Service badge class “A” number 301561

Born on march 24th, 1889 in Cambridge, England

Trade : Stationary engineer       Religion : Church of England    Eyes : brown

Hair : dark    Weight :128 lbs.   Status : married          Height : 5′ 3″

Name of her spouse : Annie Mabel Bushell       Address : Portage Prairie Manitoba

March 21st, 1916 : Enlisted in St Vital, Manitoba in the 12th Canadian Field Ambulance.

May 19th : Embarked on the SS Adriatic. Disembarked on May 30th. Entrained for Fleet, Surrey a 11:30. Quartered in huts on the 31st.

August 10th : Embarked in Southampton at 15:30 on the Princess Clementine. Arrived in Havre, France on the 11th with the 11th Canadian Field Ambulance

March 3rd, 1918: Awarded the Good conduct badge

June 15th : Finished 3rd in the obstacle race at a competition with 4th Canadian Division in Pernes

July 1st : Participated in the shuttle race at the Canadian Corps sports at Tinques and he finished 5th.

September 30th: Wounded slightly but remained on duty

February 13th, 1919 : Attached to the 12th Canadian Field Ambulance

April 9th : Struck of strength to the 11th Canadian Field Ambulance and officially posted with the 12th Canadian Field Ambulance

may 7th : Proceeded to England

May 31st : Embarked on the HMT Adriatic. Arrived in Halifax June 7th.

June 12th : Demobilized

Died on January 19th, 1961. Buried on January 23rd in Burnaby, British Columbia

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Private Harold Leonard Victor Bushell WW1 medals

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