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Regimental number2404
Place of birthBroughton Moor, Maryport, Cumberland, England
SchoolFlimby Council School, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
OccupationRailway employee
AddressMidland Junction, Western Australia
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinSister, Mrs Ann Walters, Ryehill Road, Flimby, Cumberland, England
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMember of the Wesleyan Methodist Society from the age of 18 years. Was Local Preacher, Class Leader etc. until time of joining the Force.
FateDied of wounds 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block R, Plot II, Row O, Grave No. 20), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Hannah SCOTT, Flimby, Cumberland, England; husband of Frances SCOTT, Ewart Street, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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