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About Fred Scott

Date of Birth
27 September, 1893

Service Number
18759 21081

Birth Place
Darlington, Durham, England

Baptism
11 October, 1893 Darlington, Durham, England

Date of Death
26 July, 1917 23y

Place of Death
Somme, France

Burial
Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium

Relationships

Parents
Thomas Scott born abt 1858 and Ruth (Bailey) Scott born abt 1867. Married 8 October, 1887 Darlington, Durham, England

Siblings
John born abt 1889, Thomas born abt 1890, Nora M born abt 1896, Ruth M born abt 1900.

Career

Service
Army

Unit
Durham Light Infantry, 2nd Yorkshire Hussars (Alexandra Princess of Wales' Own)

Rank
Private Lance Corporal

Medals
15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal.

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
1911 Coal Miner / putter

Campaigns
1914-1917 France

Additional Information

Census Information
1901 8 Bridge Terrace, Darlington, Durham, England 1911 Main Street, Staindrop, Durham, Engalnd (living with his aunt - Hannah Soulsby)

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, Find My Past, Family Search, Forces War Records, Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Notes
Fred was wounded on 1 August, 1916 and entitled to wear a wound stripe. Staindrop Parish Magazine September 1917 reported that Fred was wounded but he was already dead by then.

- Research by DB