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Full Name: John Edward Scott
Rank Last Held: Trooper
Forename(s): John Edward
Surname: Scott
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 13/1056A
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: J.E. Scott (father), Kinohaku, via Te Awamutu, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Kinohaku, New Zealand
Military District: Auckland
Body on Embarkation: 3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Auckland Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date: 14 February 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel: Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Destination: Suez,Egypt (26 March 1915)
Page on Nominal Roll: 648
Last Unit Served: Auckland Mounted Rifles
Place of Death: At Sea from Gallipoli
Date of Death: 4 September 1915
Age at Death: 26
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference: B. VIII. 5.
Biographical Notes: John Scott was the son of James E. and Lucie C. Scott, of Kinohaku, Kawkia, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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