SCOTT, William Cameron

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
PO/X 106813
Died : 
Friday, September 17, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Location: 
Age: 
33
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 
Mne. Scott was killed during operations at Salerno, this date being that of the action on the hills by the village of Piegolelle (or Piegolette in English.)
 

Extract from the Dundee Evening Telegraph Saturday 09 October 1943.

“Dundee Commando Killed :- Intimation has been received by Mrs Scott, Cotton Road, Dundee, that her husband, Marine William C. Scott (32), Royal Marine Commandos, has been killed in action. Marine Scott enlisted in June, 1941, in the Royal Marines, and was later embodied in a Marine Commando unit. He was formerly employed in Dura Works (James Scott & Sons, Ltd.). Mrs Scott is presently residing with her mother, Mrs Sturrock, 32 Main Street.”

Sources
CWGC
Dundee Evening Telegraph.
British Newspaper Archive (website britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk); The British Library Board.
 
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