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Chris from Kent

Chris from Kent Report 12 Oct 2012 11:18

Can anyone help me find WW1 military records for my Gt Grandfather James Francis Scott b 17 May 1882 in Southwark. Spouse Edith M.

Would be so grateful for any help

Thanks Chris

Susan

Susan Report 12 Oct 2012 11:47

I think this is the correct one .

1911 England Census
about James Francis Scott Name: James Francis Scott
Age in 1911: 29
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1882
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: London, United Kingdom
Civil parish: Deptford St Paul
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street Address: 13 Crossfield Street, Deptford
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 5
Estimated Marriage Year: 1906
Occupation: Engineer Labourer
Registration district: Greenwich
Registration District Number: 28
Sub-registration district: Deptford East
ED, institution, or vessel: 11
Piece: 2634
Household Members: Name Age
James Francis Scott 29
Edith Maud Scott 25
Edith Maud Scott 4
Amelia Eliza Scott 2



Chris from Kent

Chris from Kent Report 12 Oct 2012 11:52

Hi Susan,
yes this is the right one
Thanks Chris

Potty

Potty Report 12 Oct 2012 12:04

Chris, only about 30% off WW1 Army records have survivied. I have looked but cannot find one for James. There are 7 medal cards for James F Scott. 5 of them were in Scottish regiments, these are the other two:

Name: James F Scott
Regiment or Corps: 20-London Regiment, 20-London Regiment
Regimental Number: 3305, 631235
He received the Victory and British medals.


Name: James F Scott
Regiment or Corps: Middlesex Regiment
Regimental Number: PW/5411
He also received the Victory and British medals.

Did James survive the war?

Susan

Susan Report 12 Oct 2012 12:05


Chris I have to go out for a while but if nobody has looked up his military record for you I will have a look when I get back.
There are a few to choose from.

Sue :-D

Chris from Kent

Chris from Kent Report 12 Oct 2012 13:13

Thanks Potty,

how would I find out more details? Yes he did survive the war

Chris from Kent

Chris from Kent Report 12 Oct 2012 13:14

Thanks Susan, Potty has found two possibles

Potty

Potty Report 12 Oct 2012 14:02

As his Army Record doesn't appear to have survived, I am afraid there is no other way to find any details.