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William Scott

In memory of:

Corporal William Scott

October 17, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Railway Troops

Additional Information


July 22, 1886

Son of William Scott, of Linlithgowshire, Scotland; husband of Nettie Rebecca Thirlwell (formerly Scott), of 9536-110A, Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 323 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

III. E. 7.


LA CLYTTE MILITARY CEMETERY is located 8 Km west of Ieper town centre on the N304 Klijtseweg, a road leading from the N375 Dikkebuseweg, connecting Ieper to Dikkebus, Klijte and on to Loker. From Ieper town centre the Dikkebusseweg (N375) is located via Elverdingsestraat, straight over a roundabout onto J.Capronstraat (for 30 metres), then left along M.Fochlaan. Immediately after the train station, the first right hand turning is the Dikkebusseweg. 7 Km along the Dikkebuseweg lies the village of Klijte and the right hand turning at the roundabout just before the village leads onto the N304 Klijtseweg. LA CLYTTE MILITARY CEMETERY lies 100 metres after this right hand turning on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of William Scott– This photograph was taken of William Scott and Nettie Harper on their
wedding day, November 9, 1916.
  • Attestation Paper– front
  • Attestation Paper (2)
  • Death Certificate
  • Grave Marker

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