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John Scott
  Occupation   Boiler Maker  
  Regiment   Royal Irish Rifles - posted to 18th Battalion London Regiment (London Irish Rifles)  
  Service No. - Rank   20/456 - Rifleman  
  Date of Death   6th September 1918 aged 18  
  Remembered   Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Panel 10  
  CWGC Certificate   Click to Download  

John was born in 1900 of Joseph and Mary Anne Scott, 72 Hatton Drive, Belfast. They had 8 children namely Joseph, Mary, Alexander, Archie, John, James, Bessie and Agnes. In the 1911 census Mr. Scott was a boilermaker. In 1901 the family had lived at 55 Portallo Street, Belfast. On enlisting John took the alias of John Bennett His mother received a War Gratuity of £6 and 10 shillings. ​