|Place of birth||Chiltern, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||67 Tennyson Street, Kew, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs A E Scowcroft, 67 Tennyson Street, Kew, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil (previously rejected for enlistment on account of teeth)|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||24|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 17), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Thomas and Annie SCOWCROFT, 67 Tennyson Street, Kew, Victoria. Native of Chiltern Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Taken on strength, 7th Bn, Sarpi Camp, Lemnos, 20 November 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Found guilty, 22 March 1916, of overstaying leave from 2200, 21 March, till 2100, 22 March 1916: awarded 5 days' confined to camp, and automatically forfeited 2 days' pay.
Transferred to 59th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 24 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Handwritten note on Form B103: 'Presumed Buried in No Man's Land approx 5J90 43 to 5K02.5.1 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SCOWCROFT Reginald|