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Leith Burdett SCOTT

Regimental number37455
Place of birthFrederickton, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMacksville, Nambucca River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 9.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Frank Scott, Macksville, Nambucca River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 February 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 30
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 5 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe died at Randwick Military Hospital.
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Date of death22 November 1919
Age at death24.3
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Presbyterian Section), Sydney
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Frank SCOTT. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, NSW.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Berrima', 6 September 1919; died before discharge.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SCOTT Leith Burdett

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