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Harold SCOTT

Regimental number2870
Place of birthVIC
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address81 Octavia Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinAunt, Mrs M Scott, 81 Octavia Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'This N.C.O. has performed the duties of clerk on the 5th Australian Divisional Artillery headquarters for a considerable time, including the period February to September 1918 and has at all times been keen and energetic in his duties WHICH HAVE been exacting and continuous during the recent operations. His work has always been of very high standard, though often performed under most trying and pressing circumstances. His service has been meritorious and is deserving of special recognition.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

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