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John Francis SCHOLFIELD

Regimental number512
Place of birthTelangatuk East Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm manager
AddressTelangatuk, Noradjuha, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 11"
Weight180 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Schofield, Telangatuk, Noradjuha, Victoria
Enlistment date22 November 1916
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 10, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1918
Date of death25 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 3), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Balmoral Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: John and Jane SCHOLFIELD, Telangatuk East, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: [747] Lt Thomas Hallet SCHOLFIELD MC MM, 21st Bn, returned to Australia, 30 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as SCHOFIELD.

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