Other names: Henry George
Locations in this story: Gussage St. Michael, DorsetFrance & FlandersMontay-Neuvilly Road Cemetery, Montay, Nord, FranceChettle, DorsetSixpenny Handley, DorsetPoole, Dorset
Story: Henry George Scott (known as 'George' in the family) was born in 1899 in Gussage St. Michael, Dorset. He was the son of Joseph Scott, a Carter, and Mary Jane Scott (nee Head). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single and still attending school and living in Sixpenny Handley, Dorset. His mother died and was buried on 13th September, 1911. He enlisted in Poole, Dorset, as a Private in the 6th Battalion of the Dorsetshire Regiment (Service No. 41002). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He was killed in action on 11th Oct 1918 and buried at the Montay-Neuvilly Road Cemetery, Montay, Nord, France (grave id. I.E.3). His home address was recorded as Chettle near Blandford. He is remembered on the Sixpenny Handley War Memorial.