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Robert SCOTT

Regimental number1020
Place of birthStieglitz, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address21 Rosstown Road, East Caulfield, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation31
Height6'0.25"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Carter, 21 Rosstown Road, East Caulfield, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 March 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Date of death11 February 1919
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery (Road 5, Path 24 W, Grave No. 17), Adelaide
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
183
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Agnes CARTER. Native of Steiglitz, Victoria. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, SA. Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date19 December 1917
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT A.30 'Borda', 26 September 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 21 November 1917, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 19 December 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SCOTT Robert

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