Horace Kenneth Victor ESCOTT

ESCOTT, Horace Kenneth Victor

Service Number: SX5114
Enlisted: 11 June 1940, Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Morgan, South Australia, 9 October 1906
Home Town: Morgan, Mid Murray, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Morgan, South Australia, 17 July 1961, aged 54 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Morgan Cemetery
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World War 2 Service

11 Jun 1940: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Corporal, SN SX5114, Enlistment/Embarkation WW2
11 Jun 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Adelaide, SA
10 Jul 1945: Discharged 2nd AIF WW 2

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Biography

Born   9 October 1906 in Morgan, South Australia
(SA Birth Record 1842 - 1906 Book: 774 Page: 333 District: Kap.)

Father Frank Hansell ESCOTT  and  Mother Mathilda Margaret WATSON.

Wife  Nellie Mary Escott OAM  (nee Hewitt), living at Morgan, SA.
        (b. 21/1/1910 Morgan, SA - d. 11/7/2002  92 years)
         Father Laurence HEWITT and  Mother Bertha Emma Emilie KAKOSCHKE.

Son   Andrew Hewitt Escott, living at Morgan, SA.
        (b. 28/9/1943 - d. 11/5/1945  19 months)

 

11/6/1940       Enlisted into WWII AIF at Morgan, South Australia
                      (later signing up in Adelaide, SA)

***** service records need to be ordered through National Archives of Australia
          as they have not yet been scanned for viewing. *****

10/7/1945       Discharged from service in AIF (WWII)
                      as a Corporal in 2 Australian Tank Workshop Company

 

17/7/1961       Horace passed away
buried in:        Morgan Cemetery (next to his son and wife)

Sourced and submitted by Julianne T Ryan.   7/6/2015.   Lest we forget.

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