Service number 7590
ORIGINAL NAME PLATE C.1929
George returned to Australia on the 22ndAugust 1919. Discharged on the 7thNovember 1919.
On the 13thAugust 1918 George was wounded in action, a gunshot wound to the left forearm.
In June 1921 he requested his medals be posted to his father C/O Mr E Wright, Officer P.O., Victoria.
In 1923 George married Alice Myrtle Little.
In 1924 he was employed at a Butter Factory, Dandenong. Then in 1931 George lived at 71 Edwin Street, Heidelberg, employed as a gravedigger.
On the 19th December 1958 he made application for war benefits under the Repatriation Act.
Pakenham Gazette (22nd June 1917)
“Mr G Stevens of Pakenham has enlisted for active service; the name of Mr GW Scott of Beaconsfield also appears in yesterday’s list of recruits.”
Died on the 7thSeptember 1983 at Greensborough, Victoria.
Cremated on the 9thSeptember 1983 at Fawkner Cemetery, Victoria.
|Name||SCOTT, George Wilfred|
|Roll||8 Infantry Battalion 24 & 25 Reinforcements (February-November 1917)|
|Conflict||First World War 1914-1918|
|Ship||HMAT Nestor A71|
|Birth Place||1896, Newlyn, Victoria|
|Father||Frederick William Scott, Beaconsfield, Victoria|
|Mother||Emma Louisa (May) Scott|
|Height||5 feet, 9 inches|
|Complexion||Fresh; Eyes- Hazel; Hair- Light Brown|