Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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Robert Colville Scott
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 48300
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
- Unit/Ship: 5th/6th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 21
- Date of Death: 11.08.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Bouchoir New British Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: V.B.29.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 4 Bain Square, Dundee
- Occupation: Confectioner, Lindsay & Low, Dundee
Jane Colville Scott, (stepmother) 4 Bain Sq, Dundee
John Scott, 4 Bain Sq, Dundee
More about Robert Colville Scott
Robert Colville Scott 48300 Royal Scots
Former Confectioner Killed
Private R. C. Scott, son of Mr J. Scott, fish merchant, 4 Bain Square, was killed in action on 11th August. Private Scott was 21 years of age. Before enlisting he was employed as a confectioner with Lindsay & Low, Limited. A brother is serving with the Fife and Forfar Yeomanry.
Dundee Courier 10th September 1918
Robert is believed to be the brother of 2nd Lt William Scott, 14th Battalion Fife and Forfar Yeomanry.
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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