Lt. Herbert Eric Scoffield

From IRA files

1897 Aug 18 Born Spalding appears as "Herbert Errik Scoffield"

1901 census living at Great Gonerby, Lincolnshire, England 

1911 census living at 2 Commercial Avenue, Beeston, Notts

1916 Mar 6 Landed in France

1917 Jul 17 Commissioned

1919 Jun 13. Army of Occupation. Service Battalions. Leic. Regt. 51st Bn. Temp. Lt. H. E. Scoffield to be actg. Capt. while comdg. a Co. 13 June 1919 to 21 July 1919.

1920 Aug 20. Scoffield, Herbert E, b1897 in Lincoln, joined ADRIC with service no 316. Posted to N Coy

1920 Dec 9 Raid that resulted in Ernie O'Malley's capture. He was but a T/Cadet involved in the raid that resulted in O´Malley´s capture

1921 Jan 6. Promoted Section Leader

Section Leader Scoffield, of 'F' Company, Auxiliaries : full length portrait in uniform, possibly taken in Dublin Castle

1921 Feb 19. Posted to O Coy. This seems to be connected in some way to the Trim Looting

1921 Feb 22. Posted to F Coy

1922 Jan 17. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1931 Jul/Sep married Edna M Evans (his surname is recorded as both Schoffield and Scoffield, so I suspect it has been changed from the more Germanic over time)

1939 Register living at 61 Grove Avenue , Beeston and Stapleford U.D., Nottinghamshire, with wife Edna. He is a Metal Guillotine Operator

1976 Apr Died Fulham, London