SCOTT, Thomas Fields

Known as: 
Tom
Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
2934127
Honours & Awards: 
Cpl Tom Scott GM
Corporal Thomas Scott served in 11 Commando 10 troop. [1]
 
In October 1945 it was announced that he had been awarded the George Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the field. [2] There is an SOE file held in his name at the National Archives. [3].
 
The death of Cpl. Tom Scott GM, of Westfield, Bathgate, West Lothian, was announced to members in Commando Association newsletter 82 issued March 1986. 
 
There was an annual bowls match held in his memory at Lamlash, Isle of Arran between 11 Commando veterans and a local team. The winners received the Tom Scott Memorial Cup. [4]
 
Sources:
[1] Commando Veterans Archive 11 Commando gallery
[2] London Gazettes Supp. 37310, page 5097. 
[3] National Archives HS 9/1333/8.
[4] Commando Association newsletter 88 of March 1989.
 

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