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Archibald SCOTT

Regimental number764
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
OccupationBoundary rider
AddressGurr's Road, Kensington
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 8"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, W.Scott, Gurr's Road, Kensington,
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 December 1914
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A4 Pera on 8 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30480 (15 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Discharge date1 October 1917
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Sydney', 11 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 23 August 1917, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (wounded), 1 October 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Cause of death: Hodgkinson's disease
Date of death13 March 1930
Age at death34
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SCOTT Archibald

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