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Full Name
Victor Richard Stanley Scott
Rank Last Held
Lieutenant
Forename(s)
Victor Richard Stanley
Surname
Scott
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
10275
Gender
Male
Place of Birth
Thames, Coromandel, New Zealand
First Known Rank
Second Lieutenant
Occupation before Enlistment
Farmer
Next of Kin
H.J.W. Scott (brother), Ngarua, Waitoa, Thames Valley, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
12th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Battalion, J Company
Embarkation Date
6 May 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Mokoia or Navua
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
31
Page on Nominal Roll
7
Last Unit Served
Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death
Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death
4 October 1917
Age at Death
30
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Grave Reference
IX.H.18.
Obituary
"Lieutenant V. R. S. Scott, killed in action, left with the twelfth reinforcements as second lieutenant, gaining promotion on the field in June. Prior to his enlistment he was farming in the Waikato. He leaves a widow." (Auckland Weekly News, 1 November 1917, p. 22)
Biographical Notes
Son of William Greer and Elizabeth Scott, of Ngarua. Husband of Ruby Scott.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
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