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James Richard SCOTT

Regimental number798
Place of birthMeningie, South Australia
AddressMeningie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 6.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Scott, same address
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Discharge date20 February 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT A.68 'Anchises', 1 November 1917; disembarked Adelaide, 1 January 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 20 February 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 July 1923
Age at death40
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 5, Grave No. East 11), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SCOTT James Richard

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