William Scott

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: October 1914
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 1554
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/3rd Highland Field Ambulance
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 26
  • Date of Death: 24.07.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.C.49

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 49 Hospital Wynd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Clerk, Dundee Meat Market Co Ltd
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Andrew Scott, 2 Lauriston Pl, Hospital Wynd, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    John, Robert & Alexander

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Scott

William was the son an Mr & Mrs Andrew Scott, 49 Hospital Wynd, Dundee.

William Scott   1554   Royal Army Medical Corps


Mr and Mrs Andrew Scott, 2 Lauriston Place, Hospital Wynd, Dundee, have received official intimation that their fourth son, Lance-Corporal William Scott, Royal Army Medical Corps, has died of wounds.

Lance-Corporal Scott, who was 26 years of age, was previous to enlistment, employed as a clerk with the Dundee Meat Market Company, Limited.  He was well known amongst farmers and butchers in the district.  He took an active part in the work of the Dundee Branch of the Y.M.C.A.  He enlisted in October, 1914, and was in France for a year.  Mr and Mrs Scott have three other sons serving.  John is in the R.A.M.C., Robert in the A. and S.H., and Alexander in the Royal Scots.

Dundee Courier 7th August 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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