James Henry SCOTT


SCOTT, James Henry

Service Number: 797
Enlisted: 31 August 1914, Enlisted at Townsville, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Cloncurry, Queensland, 1894
Home Town: Cloncurry, Cloncurry, Queensland
Schooling: Cloncurry State School, Queensland
Occupation: Cordial Maker
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 31 Eye witnesses said that he was shot dead as the landing boat was coming into shore, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: "The Monument" Cloncurry, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cloncurry & District, Cloncurry War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

31 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 797, Enlisted at Townsville, QLD
24 Sep 1914: Involvement Private, SN 797, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
24 Sep 1914: Embarked Private, SN 797, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Henry Scott and Catherine Eliabeth Scott of Ham Street, Cloncurry, QLD

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