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Alan Scott

Private

4th Light Horse Regiment

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss M. Sykes
  • Plaque: 148

Additional Info

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Biography

Alan Robertson Scott was born at Ballarat, Victoria. He became a Chemist's assistant before enlistment on 19 August 1914 at Melbourne, Victoria. He was single and 24 years of age at that time. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914. He was appointed Lance Corporal 26/7/15 then promoted to Corporal 24/12/15. Another promotion followed, this time to Sergeant 22/3/16. He had suffered some ear problems but was able to rejoin his unit and embark from Gezira in central Cairo, Egypt to Marseilles, France. While on duty he received a GSW to his foot, Thigh and abdomen 11/6/17 and was transferred to England. He rejoined his unit in the field at France 27/3/18 but was injured again, this time with shrapnel wounds to the head and subsequently died of those wounds on 29/4/18. Tree No. 148.

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour