Studio portrait of 2886 Private William Stewart Scott 9th (later 49th) Battalion of Hendra, Qld. Son of William Stewart Scott and Jean Scott; husband of Marion Scott. He saw service with the Navy ...

Collection ID P05301.184
Collection type Photograph
Title Studio portrait of 2886 Private William Stewart Scott 9th (later 49th) Battalion of Hendra, Qld. Son of William Stewart Scott and Jean Scott; husband of Marion Scott. He saw service with the Navy ...
Date made c 1915
Place made Australia: New South Wales
Object type Black & white
Maker Unknown
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Studio portrait of 2886 Private William Stewart Scott 9th (later 49th) Battalion of Hendra, Qld. Son of William Stewart Scott and Jean Scott; husband of Marion Scott. He saw service with the Navy as part of the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force (AN&MEF) in New Guinea prior to enlisting. He embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Ayrshire (A33) on 1 September 1915. He was killed in action on 3 September 1916 near Pozieres, France, aged 33. He has no known grave, and is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.

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