|Photo by Bob Richardson 2014|
Enlisted in the 23rd Battalion, CEF, in Montreal, Quebec on October 29, 1914. Traveled to England with the battalion on S.S. Missanabie February 23, 1915. Transferred to the 3rd Battalion May 3, 1915. Promoted to Corporal.
Killed in action October 7, 1915 in the line at Ploegsteert Wood. According to the War Diary 3rd Battalion for Oct. 7, 1915 7:00am, "Cpl. A. Schofield No. 63797 "D" Coy Killed in action". Later in the day, the 3rd Battalion was taken out of the line and ensconced in huts Aldershot Camp, Dranoutre. Corporal Albert Schofield was buried in (Canadian Cemetery, Strand) Ploegsteert Wood Military Cemetery III.E.4
His attestation paper can be viewed HERE
His page on the Veteran Affairs Canada Virtual War Memorial can be viewed HERE