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Robert Bruce SCOTT

Regimental number7103
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNeutral Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 6.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs J Scott, 212 Ben Boyd Road, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 July 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 July 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 November 1918
Date of death23 June 1919
Age at death from cemetery records46
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Portion Church of England, Section H, Grave No. 827), Sydney
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Janet SCOTT. Native of Adelaide, South Australia. Death due to service. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, NSW.
Discharge date23 January 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 6 November 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 1 January 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 23 January 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SCOTT Robert Bruce

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