Image from 1917 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper
Born: 6th April 1897, Capel St. Mary, Suffolk.
Died: 17th November 1917; age 20; KiA during the second Battle of the Heligoland Bight. Served 4 & 1/2 years.
Residence: 40, Newson Street, Ipswich.
Enlistment Details: Location: Chatham; Date: 16th July 1912; Occupation: Farm Labourer. Height: 5ft 6 1/4ins, dark complexion, grey eyes & dark hair. On the 6th April 1915 signed up for 12 years.
Rank: Able Seaman; Service Number: J/18562
Regiment: H.M.S. ‘Calypso’ Royal Navy.
Chatham Naval Memorial,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Robert & Julia Scott, of 40, Newson Street, Ipswich.
1901 The Hall, Bentley, Suffolk.
Herbert was 3 years old and living with his parents & sister.
Robert Scott, 28, a Gardener, born Wenham Magna, Suffolk.
Julia Ann Scott (nee Page), 32, born Washbrook, Suffolk.
Winifred May Scott, 2, born Bentley, Suffolk.
1911 Gardener’s Cottage, Bentley, Suffolk.
Herbert was 13 years old, a Gardener’s Boy. He was living with his parents & sisters.
Robert, 37, a Gardener – Domestic.
Edith Maud Scott, 9, born Bentley.