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James Hush Scott

In memory of:

Private James Hush Scott

November 23, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

132826

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

73rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 15, 1894

Son of John N. and Jane M. Scott, of Edinburgh, Scotland, and Cobalt, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 159 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

IV. E. 21.

Location:

Contay is a village in the Department of the Somme on the main road, Amiens to Arras. The CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the left (north east) side of the road to Franvillers. There are no access problems. There is a CWGC road sign next to the church and square of the village and next to the D23, Franvillers - Corbie, sign. The distance from the CWGC sign to the Cemetery is approximately 650 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– James Hush Scott, Contay British Cemetery, France  Photo by Ken Riley
  • Cemetery– J. Scott and comrades, Contay British Cemetery, France.  Photo by Ken Riley
  • War Memorial– First World War Fallen, Cenotaph, Cobalt Ontario.  Photo by Ken Riley
  • War Memorial– Cenotaph, Major Edward J Holland VC Memorial Park, Cobalt Ontario.  Photo by Ken Riley
  • War Memorial– "Algonquin Regiment" Army Cadets Standing Guard, Cenotaph, Major Edward J Holland VC Memorial Park, Cobalt Ontario, Nov 11, 2014.  Photo by Laura Landers
  • Photo of James Hush Scott– Photo taken from "A Short History and Photographic Record of the 73rd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Royal Highlanders of Canada" Page 41.  'D' Company.  No. 15 Platoon.
  • Attestation paper– Source Library and Archives Canada Soldiers of the First World War.
  • Attestation paper– Source Library and Archives Canada Soldiers of the First World War.

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