Harry Scott

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 30634
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 13th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 30.08.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 6D & 7D

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Leuchars
  • Address: 21 Robertson, Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Harry Walker & Sons, Caldrum Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Mrs Scott, 25 Robertson St, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    Thomas & William

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Harry Scott

Harry has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

Harry Scott   30634   Royal Scots

DUNDEE ROYAL SCOT KILLED.

Mrs Scott, 21 Robertson Street, Dundee, has received official intimation that her son, Private Harry Scott, Royal Scots, was killed in action on 30th August.

Private Scott, who was one of three brothers serving, enlisted in April last, and had been at the front for only five weeks.  He was 25 years of age, and was, prior to enlistment, employed in the calender of Harry Walker & Sons, Ltd., Caldrum Works, Dundee.

The two sons of Mrs Scott still serving are Driver Thomas Scott, Royal Engineers, and Private William Scott, Royal Marine Light Infantry.

Dundee Courier 19th September 1916

Additional Information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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