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William John SCOTT

Regimental number4916
Place of birthConnewarre, Victoria
SchoolConnewarre State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressConnewarre, via Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Scott, Connewarre, via Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHarbonnieres, France
Age at death23.9
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VI, Row J, Grave No. 19), Harabonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
166
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth SCOTT, Connewarre, Victoria
Family/military connectionsOne brother served for 4 years and returned.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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