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Regimental number2002
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
SchoolState School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmiths striker
AddressAberdare Road, West Subiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr Samuel Joseph Schofield, Aberdare Road, West Subiaco, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of disease 27 March 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24.7
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 32), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Mary SCHOFIELD, Aberdare Road, West Subiaco, Western Australia. Native of Broken Hill, New South Wales

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