Stanley Kenneth (Ken) SCOTT

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SCOTT, Stanley Kenneth

Service Number: 7065
Enlisted: 10 October 1916, Adelaide South Australia 23rd Reinforcements of the 10th Battalion
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Stirling, South Australia , 25 October 1893
Home Town: Stirling, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Schooling: Stirling East Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, France, 9 May 1918, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot I, Row F, Grave 40
Memorials: Aldgate Honour Roll, National War Memorial (South Australia)
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World War 1 Service

10 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7065, 10th Infantry Battalion, Adelaide South Australia 23rd Reinforcements of the 10th Battalion
16 Dec 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 7065, 10th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Berrima embarkation_ship_number: A35 public_note: ''
31 Jul 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7065, 10th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
9 May 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7065, 10th Infantry Battalion, Merris (France)
Date unknown: Involvement 10th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography

Private S. K. (KEN) SCOTT, who was killed in action in France on May 9 was the second son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Scott, of Stirling East. He was 24 years of age, and was widely known and highly respected. Private Scott was educated at the Stirling East public school, and also attended the Methodist and Church of Christ Sunday schools. He worked at Berri on the irrigation works. He enlisted in October, 1916, and sailed for England in December with the 23rd Reinforcements of the 10th Battalion. His only brother, Private A. H. Scott, is serving with the CamelCorps in Palestine.

Adelaide Chronicle 29 June 1918

His brother 2150 Pte. Andrew Robert Scott (/explore/people/186143) served in the Light Horse and Camel Corps in Palestine

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