Herbert Schofield (1885-1916)

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, HERBERT. Private. No 6738. 1/5th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born 95 Acre Street, Lindley, Huddersfield, 16.10.1885. Son of William Henry and Phoebe Ann Schofield, 35 Eldon Road, Marsh, Huddersfield. Educated Lindley Church of England School. Employed as a cloth finisher by Messrs Crowther Brothers, Stanley Mills, Milnsbridge. Single. Enlisted 24.5.1916. Wounded in the arm and leg, 29.10.1916. Died of wounds at No 8 British Red Cross Hospital, 4.11.1916, aged 31 years. Buried ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 12, Row C, Grave 10a.
ROH:- Holy Trinity Church, Huddersfield; Marsh War Memorial.
Brother of Private WILLIE SCHOFIELD killed in action, 24.11.1916.

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