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John Schofield

In memory of:

Private John Schofield

August 11, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

669762

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

3rd Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

March 12, 1890
Lancashire, England

Enlistment:

February 14, 1916
Toronto, Ontario

Son of John and Margaret Schofield, Toronto, Ontario. Brother of Pte William Schofield, 3rd Battalion, killed in action October 8, 1916.

Commemorated on Page 497 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VIA. B. 16.

Location:

Villers-Bretonneux is a village 16 kilometres east of Amiens on the straight main road to St Quentin. The Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery is about 2 kilometres north of the village on the east side of the road to Fouilloy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram August 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram August 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram August 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Press Clipping– Article
  • Newspaper Clipping– Pte. John Schofield is mentioned in two articles referring to the October 1916 death of his brother, Pte. William Schofield.  In the first article he is referred to as "Jack".
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England, 1918.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Pte. John Schofield is mentioned in this newspaper article profiling his family's war contributions.  John (Jack) Schofield was born in Lancashire, England.  He enlisted in Toronto on February 14th, 1916.
  • Newspaper Clipping– News clipping from The Star Weekly - July 15, 1916.  The article details the war contributions of the five Schofield brothers of Toronto.

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