Archibald Allen SCOTT

Regimental number2797
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
Address49 Green Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 6"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, Richard M Scott, Meningie, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 22), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Admitted to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 10 January 1916 (anovixia); discharged to duty, 15 January 1916.

Allotted to and proceeded to join 57th Bn, 23 February 1916; taken on strength same day, Tel el Kebir.

Transferred to 60th Bn, 15 March 1916, and taken on strength, Tel el Kebir.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.

Note, Red Cross File No 2430408: 'No trace Germany[.] Cert. by Capt. Mills 10-10-19.'

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFather's address incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Menindie.
SourcesNAA: B2455, SCOTT Archibald Allen
Red Cross File No 2430408