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Edwin Augustus SCHOFIELD

Regimental number3923
Place of birthRiverstone, New South Wales
SchoolLiverpool Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSlaughterman
AddressRiverstone, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinBrother, S Schofield, 123 Denison Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 September 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row T, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
140
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elvira SCHOFIELD. Native of Riverstone, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsUncle to Horace N Schofield killed at Flers 5/11/16.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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