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Arthur SCOTT

Regimental number5899
Place of birthArarat, Victoria
SchoolSeymour State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressState School, Essendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Robert Scott, State School, Essendon, Victoria
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Divisional Signal Company, 9th Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number22.12.2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Vic, on board H.M.A.T. A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Signal Company
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was wounded at France and died at 38th Casualty Clearing Station. He was buried at Heilly.
FateDied of wounds 26 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VI, Row G, Grave No. 17), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
26
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Alice SCOTT, 201 Buckley Street, Essendon, Victoria. Native of Opossum Gully, Ararat, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother to Pte G R Scott No 4594 39th Battalion who died.

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