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Alan Robertson SCOTT

Regimental number487
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolBallarat College and School of Mines, Ballarat, Victoria
OccupationChemist's assistant
AddressBallarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMrs Scott, Sturt Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed some years with 9th Light Horse Regiment, Ballarat.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 29 April 1918
Place of death or woundingDickebusch, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialArneke British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Ballarat (New) Cemetery, Victoria. Headstone inscription: 'An Anzac'. Parents: James and Mary SCOTT. Native of Ballarat, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousins: 572 Pte William Angus KIRKLAND, 5th Bn, killed in action, 21 September 1917; 34963 Gunner Clifford Keith DAVIES, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, died of disease, 28 November 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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