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Claude SCOTT

Regimental number1565
Place of birthKempton Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLindisfarne, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Chas. Scott, Lindisfarne, Tasmania
Enlistment date30 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 July 1919

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in assisting in a bombing attack upon the enemy, who were forming up for a counter attack. He afterwards showed great courage in an attack upon a strong point, where he remained in an isolated position with a small party until his bombs were exhausted.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

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