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Rupert James SCOTT

Regimental number3861
Place of birthCoburg, Victoria
SchoolCoburg State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationRailway employee
Address19 Hudson Street, Coburg, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, James Scott, 19 Hudson Street, Coburg, Victoria
Enlistment date18 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row L, Grave No. 34), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
116
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary SCOTT, 19 Hudson Street, Coburg, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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