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William Rupert SCOTT

Regimental number29
Place of birthNarrabri, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressVictoria Barracks, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs L Scott, Aberdeen, New South Wales
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery; He belonged to No 9 Company Thursday Island and was at Thursday Island at the outbreak of the war.
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Group
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death35.2
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row D, Grave No. 10), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Cathrine SCOTT; husband of Leopoldine SCOTT, 19 Chestnut Road, Auburn, New South Wales. Native of Narrabri, New South Wales

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