Seymour CORFIELD

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CORFIELD, Seymour

Service Number: 1528
Enlisted: 14 December 1914, Enlisted Townsville - Acting Sergeant. Previous service 2nd VB Manchester Regt and Madras Mounted Infantry
Last Rank: Warrant Officer Class 1
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brockley, South London / Sandon NZ according to his declaration on his Service Record., 1880
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Box Hill School, Bowdon, Cheshire, England
Occupation: Station Hand
Died: Killed in action, Flers / Guedecourt, Somme, France, 26 December 1916
Cemetery: Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers
Grave I. A. 21. Personal Inscription ABIDE WITH ME FAST FALLS THE EVENTIDE
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

14 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1528, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted Townsville - Acting Sergeant. Previous service 2nd VB Manchester Regt and Madras Mounted Infantry
13 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1528, 9th Infantry Battalion, 3rd Reinforcements :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Seang Choon embarkation_ship_number: A49 public_note: ''
6 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1528, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
23 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Warrant Officer Class 2, SN 1528, 9th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
25 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Warrant Officer Class 1, 9th Infantry Battalion, Appointed Regimental Sergeant Major
26 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Warrant Officer Class 1, SN 1528, 9th Infantry Battalion, Flers/Gueudecourt

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Jun 1880  CORFIELD Seymour Greenwich1d 986

He was 36 and the son  of Harry Seymour Corfield and Mary Corfield, of Bradley Gate, Northenden, England.

Regimental Sergeant Major Corfield is remembered on the Northenden War Memorial in Greater Manchester, England