(Service number 50069)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank|
|Date||8 January 1890||Place of Birth||Malvern|
|Address at Enlistment||Fairlie|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Edith SCARLETT (mother), Glenroy, Canterbury|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||29th Reinforcements, Mounted Rifles Brigade|
|Date||13 November 1917|
|Embarked From||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||5 October 1970||Age||80 years|
|Place of Death||Timaru|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Salisbury Park Crematorium, Timaru|
|New Zealand Memorials|
James Scarlett was the son of Richard and Edith (née Thortnton) Scarlett. He married lillian Grace Guilford in 1923. A patriotic social and presentation to Trooper jJames Scarlett was held in the Skipton School on 31 July 1917. His brother Richard also served in World War I.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [11 March 2018]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) 11 March 2018]; Salisbury Park Crematorium, Timaru records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [16 March 2018]; Timaru Herald, 28 July 1917 (Papers Past) [11 March 2018]
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