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Wilfred Ernest SCHOFIELD

Regimental number7597
Place of birthFernleigh, Kangaloon, New South Wales
SchoolKangaloon Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressKangaloon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr E Schofield, Kangaloon, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularA member and active worker of the Kangaloon Methodist Church. A member of the Board of Directors of the Kangaloon Dairy Company. And interest in any movement for the betterment of the district generally.
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHarbonnieres, France
Age at death23.11
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row F, Grave No. 7), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
38
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Eli and Margaret SCHOFIELD, Kangaloon, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother A P Schofield No 981 18th Battalion won the Distinguished Conduct Medal at Estrees, France 3/10/18.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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