SCOTT, Leo Austin
(Service number 60115)

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Date 11 April 1897 Place of Birth Orari

Enlistment Information

Date 15 September 1917 Age 20 years 5 months
Address at Enlistment St Andrews, via Timaru
Occupation Farm labourer
Previous Military Experience 2nd South Canterbury Territorials (still serving)
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs Bridget SCOTT (mother), St Andrews, South Canterbury
Religion Roman Catholic
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Date 1 December 1976 Age
Place of Death Timaru
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Biographical Notes

Leo Austin SCOTT was born in 1897 at Orari, the youngest son of John SCOTT and Bridget née O'CONNELL, both of whom had come out from Ireland. He was a brother of Marcellius James SCOTT who also served in World War I, before meeting a tragic death in 1943.


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