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Alexander Paterson SCOTT

Regimental number7191
Place of birthIvanhoe, Victoria
SchoolWarrnambool College, Victoria
OccupationBank manager
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinSister, Mrs Elizabeth Buchanan Officer,32 Kings Park Road, West Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 July 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XII, Row F, Grave No. 7), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of James SCOTT and Jessie LAMBIE, his wife
Family/military connectionsBrother Walter B Scott, his elder and only brother was also killed in France on Nov 5th 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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