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John Russell SCOTT

Regimental number5432
Place of birthRedfern, New South Wales
SchoolWilberforce Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDrover
AddressC/ Mrs. Hall, 20 Albert Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs. J. Scott, C/ Mrs. G. Johnson, Wilberforce via Windsor, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialFonquevillers Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 32), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Jane SCOTT, 17 King Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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