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William John SCOTT

Regimental number2863
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMoulder
Address5 Cannon Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMrs Mary Emma Scott, 5 Cannon Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 December 1916
Place of burialDartmoor Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 21), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
172
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia. Photo: Peter Dennis
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2718 Pte Clarence Hibbard SCOTT, 32nd Bn, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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