1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Walter Scott

Contributed by: Elanne Christie, on 2008-11-06

Walter Scott
Rank
First Name Walter
Surname Scott
Year of Birth Unknown
Year of Death 1942
Regiment Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Place of Wartime Residence Dalry, Ayrshire and Arran

Walter's Story

Both my Grandfathers died before I was born. They both fought in WWI, my paternal grandfather being shot at El-Arish and my maternal grandfather was gassed on the front line. They both survived the war but I know little of their experiences. My maternal Grandfather, who I believe survived Ypres, kept a lot of memorabilia which is all in a trunk at my father's house. There are war diaries, photos, postcards, love letters and even the jacket of his uniform and a bayonet. It is a real treasure trove, very personal and poignant.

Other memories

David Scott, Edinburgh 2008-11-13

Elanne, My great grandfather was a captain in WW1. His name was Walter Scott. He moved to Ireland from Edinburgh circa 1930.

Is there any chance it could be this man? Many thanks.

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