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William Scott

Headstone, Lyttelton Cemetery (photo Paul Baker) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Scott AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    South African 5973 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 8 January 1902 AWMM Stirling, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Hislop (friend), No. 5 Forth Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 5973 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa 8 January 1902 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    AddingtonChristchurch AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 6.25 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      10 stone 6 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, South Africa AWMM
      Contracted measles, bronchitis and pneumonia, very ill on return home AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 April 1959 AWMM
    Age 83 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Lyttelton Cemetery, Reserve Terrace, Lyttelton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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