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Name: William SCOTT
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: W Service No.: 27478
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. Age at Death: 29
Unit: 1st Bn Grenadier Guards.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, 26th October 1916.
Place of Residence: Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 22 Clifford Terrace, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Painter by trade (employed at Clara Vale Colliery).
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Friday 27th September 1918
Place of Death: France
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Hindenburg Line, 1918. Battle of the Canal du Nord, 27 September-1st October 1918.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Clara Vale Colliery Memorial, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Sanders Keep Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. II.A.7
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 3
Service Records: Yes
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 19th October 1918.
Family Details:
Son of the late W and E A Scott. Husband of Catherine Annie Scott, of 22 Clifford Terrace, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Married Catherine at Gateshead Registry Office on 21st September 1916. One daughter, Marjorie, who was born on 8th November 1916.
Notes : Spent two hundred and twenty six days at home before joining the British Expeditionary Force in France on 9th June 1918. Embarked for France at Folkstone, Kent. Spent a period of leave at home before returning to France on 7th September 1918.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War. Information from a family member.
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