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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title: William Scott
Name: Scott, William Maurice
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: 916
Place of Birth: London (England)
Cultural heritage: English
Next of Kin: E. Halley ; Melbourne Hospital, Vic.
Biographical notes: Scott was employed by the Penal Department in Darwin from 1913 to 1942. In 1943, he requested a replacement 'Returned Soldiers Badge' which had been losted during air raids in Darwin. He passed away at the age of 88 in Melbourne.
Occupation: Cook
Date of Enlistment: 9-Dec-1914
Age at Enlistment: 37
Place of Enlistment: Melbourne (Vic.)
Unit: 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 3rd Australian General Hospital
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Date of Death: 1905-05-16
Place of Death: Melbourne (Vic.)
Service History: Scott served for 9 years in the Royal Horse Artillery and 2 years in the Natal Mounted Police during the Boer war. His unit embarked from Melbourne on board HMAT A51 ‘Chilka’ on 2 February 1915. He was transferred to 3rd Australian General Hospital on 22 September 1916 and later returned to Australia suffering from malaria on 25 August 1917 on board 'Benalla'.
Related link: "Our Boys at the Front", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 7 September 1916: p.7.
Unit War Diary
Nominal Roll
Embarkation Roll - HMAT A51 ‘Chilka’
"Volunteers for Active Service", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 1 October 1914: p.10.
Service Record
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: ANZAC
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
Appears in Collections:Returned ANZACs

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