Archibald McDonald Scott (1889-1917)

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Archibald McDonald Scott

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

SCOTT, ARCHIBALD McDONALD. 2nd Lieutenant. 8th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Newtown, North Wales, 13.2.1889. Son of Mr and Mrs Edwin James Scott, 228 Springbank, Bradford Road North, Fartown, Huddersfield. Educated Spring Grove Council School and Huddersfield Technical College. Was on the editorial staff of 'The Times' newspaper in Paris. Enlisted as a Private in the Northumberland Fusiliers in Paris in November, 1915. After only seven weeks service he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and later received his commission on the recommendation of his Commanding Officer and Brigadier General Wolfe Murray. Was wounded once. Killed in action at the Battle of Langemarck on 16.8.1917, aged 28 years. Buried NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY, St. JEAN-LES-YPRES, BELGIUM. Grave location:- Plot 11, Row B, Grave 18.
ROH:- Christ Church, Woodhouse Hill; St. Thomas's Church, Longroyd Bridge; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

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