|Place of birth||Donegal, Ireland|
|Address||Claremont, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Father, A Scott, Glencross, Rathmullen, Co Donegal, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 15, Reinforcement 7|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/42/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Division Trench Mortar Brigade|
|Fate||Effective abroad (still overseas)|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne on HMAT 'Ulysees', 25 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 28 December 1916; marched into Larkhill, 29 December 1916; moved out from Larkhill, 16 May 1917; marched into Boyton, 18 May 1917. Proceeded to France through Southampton, 1 September 1917; marched into Australian General Base Depot, Rouelles, 2 September 1917; moved out to field, 4 September 1917; taken on strength of 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, 7 September 1917. Transferred to 2nd Divisional Trench Mortar Brigade, 9 September 1917, and taken on strength of V2/A Battery, 10 September 1917.
Admitted to 7th Field Ambulance, 21 September 1917 (shrapnel wound, left shoulder); discharged to unit, 5 October 1917.
Admitted to 7th Field Ambulance, 23 November 1917 (gas attack); transferred to 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, 23 November 1917; to 64th Casualty Clearing Station, 29 November 1917; admitted to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Boulogne, 2 December 1917. Embarked Boulogne on HS 'Jan Breydel' for England, 15 December 1917; admitted to 1st Birmingham War Hospital, Rednal, 16 December 1917; transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, 24 December 1917; discharged on furlough, 28 December 1917; classified absent without leave, 13 January 1918.
Declared an illegal absentee by Court of Inquiry, Sutton Veny, 29 April 1918.
Discharged from Australian Imperial Force as a consequence of desertion, London, 1 April 1920.Medals: Not Eligible
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SCOTT Samuel Henry|