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James Melrose SCOTT

Regimental number6882A
Date of birth16 November 1897
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrocer's assistance and benchman
AddressAscot Vale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.9
Height5' 7"
Weight139 lbs
Next of kinFather, F.F. Scott, 11 Epsom Road, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets, 60th Infantry.
Enlistment date16 August 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 August 1917
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 Roll6882
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1919
Discharge date5 March 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Konigen Luise', 18 December 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 4 February 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 5 March 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SCOTT James Melrose

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