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William SCOTT

Regimental number6881A
Place of birthSt Andrews, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPainter
AddressBrighton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 9"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs. E. Scott, 107 New Street, Brighton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in 7th Black Watch, Scotland
Enlistment date9 August 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 August 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 20th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6881
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row G, Grave 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
103
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SCOTT William

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