Schofield, Alfred Richard

Regimental Number: 101373
Rank: Sapper
Branch: 31st Battalion; Canadian Engineers

Alfred was born in Arnprior, Ontario on January 11, 1879. He was working as a telephone inspector and installer in Edmonton when he enlisted in October of 1915, though he had recently filed on a homestead at SE 18-73-10-W6 in 1914. Alfred suffered from arthritis in his left ankle after falling in a shell hole in France in August of 1916. He spent most of the remainder of the war in England as a result. Alfred died in Victoria on July 13, 1941.