Robert SCOTT

Regimental number12/459
Place of birthLesmahagow, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinFather, Robert Scott, The Ranch, Ngarua via Waitoa
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 rankSergeant
Final unitNew Zealand Entrenching Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsMessines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, nr Ieper, Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Jane Lockhart Scott, The Ranch, Ngarua, Waitoa, Hamilton
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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