Cecil Leighton Scott

Born: 13 July 1896

Died: 2 December 1971

Pte Cecil Leighton Scott No 394 1 Anzac Cyclist Battalion - 2-12 Reinfts, later 4th Batt.

Born: 13/7/1896 Bronte
Died: 2/12/1971
Married: (i) SArah Jessie (Jessie) Bartlett (1888 New Zealand - 9/1/1941 13 Clifford St, Mosman). (ii) Jeanne Marie Bonnar (1907 Armidale - 3/7/1985).

Children - none

Parents:
Herbert Scott (1869 Paddington - 16/12/1934 Mosman) and Alice Edith Chave ( 1872 Parramatta - 1961 Chatswood).

Siblings - none

Cecil Scott enlisted 24/1/1916 at age 19 years and 5 months, shift electrician, next of kin Mr Herbert Scott, "Ravenscrag", Awaba St Mosman. He had had 2 years with 33rd Australian Engineers, left to join AIEF. 5' 8 1/2", 180lbs, chest 34" -37 1/2", dark complexion, hazel eyes, day hair, Presbyterian.
Attended Shire School 1908 -1911.

23/1/1916 Gunner/Bombardier
28/4/1916 Acting Cpl
18/8/1916 Cyclists Trning Battn.
19/8/1016 taken on strength of Pion 2nd Batt.
10/9/1916 4th Batt.
6/1/1917 wounded in action, gun shot wound to scapula and trench feet (mild) - to England, reverted to Private.
31/8//1917 trnsfd to Anzac Provo. Corps.
13/10/1917 slight concussion.
14/1/1919 his father gave change of home address - "Leumbra" Moruben Rd, Mosman.
19/4/1919 RTA per "Marathon",

WW2
Cecil Leighton Scott NX115181 (N74377)
born Sydney, next of kin Scott Jeanne, Elizabeth Bay.
Enlisted 4/9/1942.
Discharged 30/1/1946.
Posting on discharge 3 Aust. Div Concert Party.

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