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William Henry Scott (1839–1919)

The friends of Mr. W. H. [William Henry] Scott, M. Inst.C.E., will regret to learn of his death, which took place on Thursday at Colinton, Gisborne Street, Elsternwick, after a few weeks' illness. He leaves a widow and a grown-up family, one of whom is Lieut. Colonel W. H. Scott, C.M.G., D.S.O., and bar, of the 9th Light Horse Regiment, who is due in Melbourne next week after an absence of more than four and a half years on active service.

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Edinburgh, Mid-Lothian, Scotland


1919 (aged ~ 80)
Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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