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John Burns SCOTT

AddressKatanning, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs J B Scott, Taylor Street, Katanning, Western Australia
Enlistment date28 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A52 Surada on 17 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Date of death8 October 1915
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialEmbarkation Pier Cemetery (Special Memorial Row C, No. 43), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
NOTE FATE... Parents: Jabez and Susannah SCOTT; husband of E, Scott, Glassaugh, McCarron Parade, Essendon, Victoria. Native of Launceston, Tasmania

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