John Scott

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Perth
  • Service no: S/22874
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 28.02.1918
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Minty Farm Cemetery,
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.F.3.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Perth
  • Address: Invergowrie
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Isabella Scott

  • Father:

    Alexander Scott, 26 Watsons Land, Invergowrie

  • Siblings:

    Charles & Alexander

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Scott

John was the brother of Pte Alexander Robertson Scott, 305159, 1/3rd Highland Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps, who was killed in action, 21.03.1918.

John Scott   S/22874   Black Watch

Private John Scott, Black Watch, son of Mr and Mrs Alex, Scott, West Feus, has been killed in action.  Private Scott had just reached the age of 19.  Two other sons of the family are on active service―Charles and Alex.

Dundee People’s Journal 16th March 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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