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Name: William Robson SCOTT
Casualty No.: Ranks: Lance Corporal Initials: W R Service No.: 10797
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 41
Unit: 15th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Crawcrook Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: Bank Top, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Clerk at Co operative Store, Blandford House, Blandford Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Saturday 25th September 1915
Place of Death: Loos, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battle of Loos, France, 25th September-8th October 1915.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: Co-operative Store Employees Roll of Honour, Blandford House, Blandford Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Overseas Commemorated: Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 106 and 107
Buried: No known grave
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 3
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 23rd September 1916.
Family Details:
Son of Robert and Ann Scott. Husband of Barbara A Scott, of Bank Top, Crawcrook. Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham (later of Runnymede, Runhead, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham). Grandfather: Alexander Scott, of 6 Tweedys Buildings, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes : William was reported missing on 25th September 1915 and reported killed in action a year later. He served with 64th Brigade, 21st Division, XI Corps, First Army.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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