William Verdun SCOTT


SCOTT, William Verdun

Service Number: 413277
Enlisted: 16 August 1941, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 7 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Liverpool, New South Wales, 7 July 1916
Home Town: Hoxton Park, Liverpool, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in Action (flying battle), Netherlands, 16 December 1943, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Oterleek (Stompetoren) Churchyard, Netherlands
(CWGC) Official Commemoration - Grave Location: Grave 3. Note: Flight Officer: William Verdun Scott, is buried with five other casualties from No. 7, Squadron; (2) RAAF, Australian casualties; (3) RAF, English Casualties; at Stompetoren Churchyard. INSCRIPTION HENCEFORTH FOR ME A CROWN OF LIFE. II.TIM.IV.8 , Stompetoren Churchyard, Stompetoren, Noord Holland, Netherlands
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial
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World War 2 Service

16 Aug 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 413277, Sydney, New South Wales
16 Aug 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 413277
16 Dec 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 413277, No. 7 Squadron (RAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 27 and the son of Thomas George and Laura Vida Scott, of West Hoxton, New South Wales, Australia.