SCHOFIELD, Alan Leslie

Service Number: 2905
Enlisted: 26 July 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Petersham, New South Wales, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Maitland, Maitland Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia , 1971, 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

26 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2905, 1st Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
30 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2905, 1st Infantry Battalion
30 Sep 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2905, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney
18 Mar 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 1st Infantry Battalion
22 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 2905, 1st Infantry Battalion, Shrapnel wounds to the thigh and shoulder. nvalided to England on the 26 July 1916
24 Jun 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 2905, 1st Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 2nd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Ferdinand Schofield and Martha F. Schofield of Station House, East Maitland, NSW

During his service abroad he held the ranks of Temporary Corporal and Temporary Sergeant on several occasions

Commenced return to Australia on 9 March 1919 aboard HT Kashmir disembarking on the 2 May 1919

During 1922 Alan married Winifred D.T. Welch in Sydney, NSW

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