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Private Alfred Gustave Scholz was an English soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born in 1898, in Camberwell, the son of German-born hairdresser Julius Herman and Ethelinda Scholz (née Bell), of London. Scholz was enrolled at the Anerley School for Pauper Children, and enlisted at age 14 on 20 July 1912.[1]

Scholz died on 10 June 1917, of wounds received on the Western Front, while serving with the 8th (Service) Battalion, The York and Lancaster Regiment. He formerly belonged to the Duke of Wellington's Regiment.

He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

NotesEdit

  1. Ancestry.com. 'British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. Original data: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO).

ReferencesEdit

  • Ancestry.co.uk.
  • Scholz, A, cwgc.org. Retrieved 12 September 2015.