Robert Colville Scott

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 48300
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 4 Bain Square, Dundee
  • Occupation: Confectioner, Lindsay & Low, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Jane Colville Scott, (stepmother) 4 Bain Sq, Dundee

  • Father:

    John Scott, 4 Bain Sq, Dundee

  • Siblings:


  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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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