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Scott, William Henry (1881–1960)

Mr. William Henry Scott, 79, died at his home in Coolgardie Avenue, East Malvern, on Wednesday night.

He attained the rank of a Brigadier-General, and had a distinguished war record, winning the D.S.O. and Bar in World War I.

He also served in the second world war. Mr. Scott was the engineer of the shire of Bass for 25 years and on his retirement two years ago was the oldest practicing civil engineer in Victoria.

Mr Scott is survived by his wife.

A funeral service will be held at the Bathrust Memorial Chapel, at the corner of Kooyong Road and Glen Huntly Road, Elsternwick, this morning.

Original publication

  • Age (Melbourne), 23 September 1960, p 1

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'Scott, William Henry (1881–1960)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/scott-william-henry-8372/text29390, accessed 25 November 2017.

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