Ernest Bolney SCOTT

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SCOTT, Ernest Bolney

Service Number: 1313
Enlisted: 31 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 58th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, September 1895
Home Town: Rutherglen, Indigo, Victoria
Schooling: Rutherglen State School
Occupation: Locomotive Engine Driver
Died: Died of wounds, United Kingdom, 25 May 1918
Cemetery: Brookwood Military Cemetery
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World War 1 Service

31 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria
10 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1313, 29th Infantry Battalion
10 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1313, 29th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne
25 May 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1313, 58th Infantry Battalion

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Biography

Ernest Bolney SCOTT was born in 1895 in Melbourne, Victoria

His parents were Francis Fraser SCOTT and Elizabeth Rosena KINSMORE

"...1313 Private Ernest Bolney Scott, 29th Battalion. An engine driver from Brunswick, Victoria prior to enlistment, Pte Scott embarked with D Company from Melbourne on HMAT Ascanius on 10 November 1915. Later wounded in action, he was invalided to England. Following his recovery he transferred to the 57th Battalion and was wounded in action for the second time. Evacuated to England once more, he became dangerously ill due to his wounds and died on 25 May 1918, aged 22, and was buried in the Brookwood Cemetery, Surrey, England..." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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