SSNS Home > Senior Years > Curricula 9-12 > Grade 11 > Canadian History > Remembrance Day > Canadian Engineers > Kushner
Kushner, Arthur , Minnedosa, Manitoba, formerly Whitechapel, London, England. Occupation: Farmer. Military Service: Private, Reg. No. 892404, 190th Battalion, Attestation Papers. Diary Reference “892404, Arthur, D Company 190th, Winnipeg.” Grain Growers’ Note Pad, 1916-1917, p. 46.
Additional Biographical Information:
Arthur Kushner, a young Jewish lad from England, was born 25 Dec 1898, so he was not yet eighteen years of age, when he enlisted in Winnipeg on 27 July 1916. He had a brother at the Hayes Industrial School, Hayes End, Middlesex, England. Since there is no record of his death at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, he must have survived the war.
No. 692404 [sic], Private Arthur Kushner, no previous military service; next of kin: Hyman Kushner, Hayes Industrial School, Hayes End, M’sex, England, born in England, enlisted at Winnipeg, 27 July 1916. The 190th Bn. embarked from Halifax, Nova Scotia for England aboard the S.S. Justicia on 3 May 1917. Nominal Roll of the 190th Bn. C.E.F.