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Vernon Alexander SCOTT

Regimental number3631
Place of birthNorth Fremantle, Western Australia
SchoolState School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPorter
AddressPinjarrah, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Robert Scott, Pinjarrah, Western Australia
Enlistment date29 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBapaume Australian Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Phoebe SCOTT, Joel Terrace, Mount Lawley, Perth, Western Australia. Native of Pinjarra, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3636 Pte Sidney Clive Carlton, 51st Bn, returned to Australia, 7 February 1919. Brother-in-law Sgt Major H I Fowles served.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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