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Matthew SCOTT

Regimental number9076
Place of birthNorth Dalton, Dritfield, East Yorks, England
SchoolNorth Dalton Council School, England
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressNorth Dalton, near Driffield, Yorkshire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, John Scott, North Dalton, near Driffield, Yorkshire, England
Previous military serviceServed as Rifleman in Fiji.
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMy son worked as General Smith in Fiji to 1915, left there to join the English Forces, got to Honolulu and was stopped by the Authorities, so he got a boat for Melbourne and joined the AIF on Aug 30th 1915. (Father)
FateKilled in Action 28 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 5), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Alice SCOTT, North Dalton, Driffield, England

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