Regimental number12/1131
Date of birth4 June 1880
Place of birthManchester, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLeather dresser
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 11.5"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Eleanor M Scott, 130 Nelson Street, Auckland
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the 3rd Bn, Coldstream Guards, British Army; purchased discharge. Not serving in any military unit at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date22 September 1914
Place of enlistmentAuckland
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankPrivate
Final unit16th Waikato Company, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsTwelve Tree Copse (New Zealand) Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Woodhouse Scott, Audenshaw, Manchester, England, and the late Alice Ann Scott; Wife: Eleanor Mary Scott, Stewart Street, Helensville, Auckland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterrean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 12 april 1915.

Wounded in action, 8 May 1915.

Now, 20 July 1915, reported wounded and missing, 8 May 1915.

Board of Enquiry, held at Moascar Camp, Ismailia, 16 January 1916, concluded 'Wounded in action'.

Deputy Adjutant General, 25 March 1916, concluded: 'Now believed dead, on or about 8 May 1915'.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body

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