CEF Soldier Detail

Second Lieutenant John Douglas Price Scholfield
Died: May 26, 1917

Regimental Number:
50745
Survived War:
No
Force:
Air Force
Regiment:
Royal Air Force
Battalion:
Central Flying School
Company:
Place of Birth:
Toronto, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Parents the Hon. Henry C and Alexandra L Scholfield, 9 Highland Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
9 Highland Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
Date of Birth:
May 9, 1894
Trade or Calling:
stockbroker
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Shorncliffe Camp, Kent, England
Date of Enlistment:
September 30, 1915
Age at enlistment:
21
Height:
5 Feet 10 1/2 Inches
Chest:
38 Inches
Expansion:
3 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Great Britain    
Cause of Death:
Accident
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
May 26, 1917
Age at Death:
23
Buried at:
Bearwood (St. Catherine) Churchyard, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Plot:
N/A
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 8698-55
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
Source:  LAC files
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Second Lieutenant Royal Air Force Central Flying School
Quartermaster Canadian Army Medical Corps Bearwood Hospital, Shorncliffe
Son of Mr. H. C. and Mrs. A. L. Scholfield, of Toronto, Ontario.  Was a neighbour of Lt FR Gibson