Richard Drake SCHOFIELD

SCHOFIELD, Richard Drake

Service Number: 2066
Enlisted: 18 September 1914, Enlisted at Rosebery Park, NSW
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 4th Field Ambulance
Born: Hurstville, New South Wales, Australia, 1890
Home Town: Maitland, Maitland Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Operator
Died: Hurstville, New South Wales, Australia, 14 February 1948, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Werris Creek Public School Pictorial Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

18 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2066, 4th Field Ambulance, Enlisted at Rosebery Park, NSW
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 2066, 4th Field Ambulance
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 2066, 4th Field Ambulance, HMAT Berrima, Melbourne
9 Jul 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 4th Field Ambulance, In France
25 Feb 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 2066, 4th Field Ambulance, Discharged at the 2nd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

At the time of enlistment his address was Edinburh House, Bulli, NSW

Son of John Ferdinand Schofield and Martha Scofield of East Maitland, NSW

Commenced return to Australia on 1 November 1918 aboard HMAT Port Lyttleton disembarking on the 28 January 1919

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal