Andrew Anderson SCOTT

Andrew Anderson Scott Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Taroom
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Grazier
Enlisted
15-September-1914
Place
Toowoomba
Age
24
Status
Single
Service No
5415
Rank
Lance Corporal
Unit
5th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
Embarked
21-December-1914
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Highest rank
2nd Lieutenant
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
04-October-1917
Place
Zonnebeke, Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial
Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial and Rangeville State School Honour Board.

Brother of 1439 Trooper Wallace Oakhampton Scott.

 

Andrew Scott landed at Gallipoli in August 1915 with the 5th Light Horse Regiment. In October he was evacuated to Egypt with typhoid and then returned to Australia. He re-embarked in August 1916 with 25th Battalion 14th Reinforcements and arrived in France in February 1917. In August he was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant. Two months later in Belgium he was killed in action at Zonnebeke. His body was never found.