Harold Schofield (c.1897-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

SCHOFIELD, HAROLD. Private. No 301954. 2nd Battalion The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Born Meltham. Son of Firth and Martha Schofield, Lane End Cottage, Meltham. Killed in action at Polygon Wood on 26.9.1917, aged 20 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Wilshaw Church; St. Bartholomew's Church, Meltham.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • regiment: Royal Scots
  • died: Wednesday, September 26, 1917
  • age: 20 years
  • record ID: 828808