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Full Name: Finlay Thomas Scott
Rank Last Held: Sergeant
Forename(s): Finlay Thomas
Surname: Scott
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 8257
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Temporary Lance Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment: Hotel porter
Next of Kin: Mrs Winifred Mary Scott (wife), 230 Oxford Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Marital Status: Married
Enlistment Address: 230 Oxford Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Military District: Dunedin
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit: 20Canterbury and Otago Battalion
Embarkation Date: 5 January 1940
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Destination: Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 161
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Crete
Date of Death: 22 May 1941
Age at Death: 32
Year of Death: 1941
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece
Grave Reference: 12. D. 6.
Biographical Notes: Son of Arthur Leonard and Mary Agnes Scott; husband of Winifred Mary Scott of Christchurch
Description of Image: Portrait from The Weekly News; 2 July 1941
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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