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Charles Richard Schofield

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Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Schofield AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Dick AWMM
  • Service number
    A1816 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Training with RNVR from 13 July 1938 AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 23 October 1939 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Gunner/Military AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Partial deafness AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Cardiomyopathy, chronic airways disease AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Mr and Mrs Schofield were married for over 53 years.

    Leading Seaman Schofield served for a total of 5 years 2 months active service overseas, 4 months in New Zealand (afloat) and 7 months in New Zealand (ashore).

    Mr Schofield's ashes were spread on the Waitemata Harbour. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 April 1997 AWMM
    Age 75 AWMM
    TakapunaNorth Shore City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald 5 April 1997 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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