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Herbert SCOTT

Regimental number7561
Place of birthGundagai, New South Wales
SchoolPrivate Teaching
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressEnsay, East Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinSister, Mrs R Murrell, Ensay, East Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date23 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe enlisted 5 times before being accepted.
FateKilled in Action 8 June 1918
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death31
Place of burialLa Kreule Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 24), Hazebrouck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Kathleen Scott. Native of Gundagai, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsOne of three brothers killed in action out of four who served in the AIF abroad. Brother: 3257 Pte Albert SCOTT, 8th Bn, killed in action, 29 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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