|Place of birth||Sydney, New South Wales|
|School||St Francis School, Surry Hills, New South Wales|
|Address||Coreen Cottage, Chapel Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||38|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M Scally, Coreen Cottage, Chapel Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Warwick Farm, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/19/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||54th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France|
|Age at death||39|
|Age at death from cemetery records||39|
|Place of burial||Anzac Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 9), Sailly-Sur-La-Lys, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Patrick adn Matilda SCALLY, 87 Walker Street, Redfern, New South Wales. Native of Sydney|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 7317 Pte Clement Stephen SCALLY, 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 6 January 1917.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Joined 54th Bn, Ferry Post, 20 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 20 July 1916.
Previous report of wounded in action now, 28 July 1916, to be reported as 'Killed in Action, 19/20 July 1916'.
Buried Sailly-sur-la-Lys Cemetery by Reverend W. M. Holliday, 20 July 1916.
Statement, Red Cross File No 2420510, Lt C. WINTERBOTTOM, 54th Bn (patient, 1 Moreton Gardens Hospital, London,SW, England), 8 December 1916: 'I was next to Scally at Fromelles when he was hit by a shell on July 19th. just before we srarted to make an attack [at] 5.30 p.m. The concussion from the shell knockedme down and killed Scally, outright. He was buried on the following day at Fleur Baix (sic) Cemetery.'
Second statement, 4776 Pte G.A. Ferrett, A Company, 54th Bn (patient, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Millbank, London, England), 23 December 1916: 'Scally was killed in the trenches at Fleurbaix on July 19th before we went over. I saw him lying dead.'
Third statement, 4760 Pte W.F. DALTON, A Company, 54th Bn (patient, 4th General Hospital, Randwick), 15 May 1917: I was told on 19.7.16 at Fleurbaix, that he and another man had been killed by a shell on the morning of 20th[.] Isaw him after he had been killed ... I saw him after the bombardment had been going all night[.] I was wounded at the time, on my way to the Dressing Station.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SCALLY Francis Patrick
Red Cross file 2420510