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John Jory SCOTT

Regimental number12761
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
SchoolDistrict High School, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Other trainingFirst aid worker
OccupationAssayer (Block 14 Mine), Broken Hill
AddressBroken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Scott, Blend Street, North Broken Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceSergeant in the Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date16 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 31 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Ambulance
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"The late Private John Jory Scott was a talented First Aid worker and in this capacity he might easily have remained in Australia as a hospital worker, but he felt that his duty lay in the path of sacrifice serving the wounded on the battlefield. His name lives forever". Details from Catherine Scott, mother
FateDied of wounds 21 October 1917
Place of death or woundingNear Rouen, France
Date of death21 October 1917
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSever Cemetery Extension, (Block P, Plot III, Row M, Grave No. 6A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Catherine Scott of 588 Blende Street, North Broken Hill, New South Wales and the late John Scott
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 54 Driver William Gunn SCOTT, 1st Division Engineers, returned to Australia, 20 January 1916; F C SCOTT, munition worker, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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