SCOTT, Isabella Young
(Service number 22/307)
|Aliases||Sometimes known as Bella.|
|First Rank||Nurse||Last Rank||Sister|
|Date||4 August 1872||Place of Birth||Edendale|
|Address at Enlistment||Private Hospital, Mataura|
|Occupation||Matron, Private Hospital|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||James SCOTT (father), Nithdale, Kaiwera P .O., Southland|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Hospital Ship No 1, Maheno (Second Charter)|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With|
|Service Medals||British War medal; Victory Medal|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
|Date||8 April 1919||Reason|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
18 November 1917 admitted to 2nd New Zealand General Hospital at Walton-on-Thames, England - sore throat. 2 December 1917 she was disvharged to duty. 20 November 1918 again discharged to duty.
|Date||12 August 1951||Age||79 years|
|Place of Death||Gore|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Gore Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||Block 84, Plot 54|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Isabella Young Scott, born on 4 August 1872 at Edendale, Southland, and known at times as Bella, was the eldest child and only daughter of James Scott and his first wife, Jane née Lorimer. Her mother died in 1883, leaving five young children. When James married again, to Letitia Anderson, Isabella gained a half-sister. Sister Isabella Young Scott gave three years and 82 days of service in World War I, all but 54 days overseas.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [27 December 2017]; NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives ref. AABK 18805 W5553 0102588) [19 January 2018]; NZ BDM Indexes Department of Internal Affairs [27 December 2017]; School Admission records (Southland & Dunedin branches NZSG) [27 December 2017]; Probate record (Archives NZ/FamilySearch) [28 January 2018]
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