Nicholas Bellenger SKOTTOWE


SKOTTOWE, Nicholas Bellenger

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 1 January 1929
Last Rank: Lieutenant Commander
Last Unit: HMAS Moresby (I)
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 25 February 1915
Home Town: Gilberton, Walkerville, South Australia
Schooling: St Peters College, Adelaide, South Australia
Occupation: Naval Officer
Died: Car Accident - fractured skull, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, 27 November 1939, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Adelaide River War Cemetery
Plot P, Row A, Grave 14
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance
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World War 2 Service

1 Jan 1929: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy
1 Jan 1929: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Lieutenant
1 Jan 1929: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Lieutenant
27 Nov 1939: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Lieutenant Commander, SN Officer, HMAS Moresby (I)
Date unknown: Involvement
Date unknown: Discharged Royal Australian Navy, Lieutenant

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Nicholas Bellenger SKOTTOWE was born in Adelaide, South Australia on 25th February, 1915

His parents were Arthur Bellenger SKOTTOWE & Winifred Bebe HACK

He enlisted in the Royal Australian Navy on 1st January, 1929 -  he worked his way up to ranks to Lieutenant

Nicholas died in Darwin, Northern Territory on 27th November, 1939 in a car accident - he was first buried in the Darwin Public Cemetery , Grave 1038 & later re-interred in the Adelaide River War Cemetery, Northern Territory, Plot P, Row A, Grave 14