Joseph Scott – Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

Able Seaman Tyneside Z/2961 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Drake Battalion

Enlisted 7 Jan 1915. Killed in action 30th December 1917

Awarded Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

Marcoing British Cemetery, Nord, France (II.D.15)

Draft for Marine Expeditionary Force 1 Aug 1915
Joined Drake Btn. 20 Aug 1915
13 Nov 1916 gun shot wound left knee
Invalided to UK 19 Nov 1916
Draft for British Expeditionary Force 29 April 1917
Joined Drake Btn. 24 May 1917

Disinterred from 63rd Division Cemetery, Villers Plouich, Nord (57cR9c3.3) and re-buried in the above Cemetery

1911 census shows Joseph working as a Putter at the Coal Mine and living at
1 Ely Terrace, Oxhill, Co Durham with his parents, five brothers and three sisters.