Private John Schofield
42280 2nd Suffolk Regiment
Died of Wounds 17th October 1918, aged 22
Lived at 17 Dean Street
Buried in Beaulencourt British Cemetery, France
Burnley Express
2nd November 1918

AN ONLY SON’S DEATH (Burnley Express 2nd November 1918)

Mr. And Mrs. Schofield, of 17, Dean-street, Burnley, have been notified of the death of their son, Pte. John Schofield, 42280, of the Suffolk Regt., on October 17th, in a French Casualty Clearing Station, from wounds received in action. The deceased soldier, who was 22 years of age, joined the Forces in January 1916 being then employed as a grocery assistant with the Co-operative Society. He is on the roll of honour at Holy Trinity Church-where a special service will be held to-morrow- and attended the Mitre-street Sunday School. He had been out since March 1917. He was an only son, but has several cousins and an uncle serving.




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