We remember Campbell Craig Scott

We remember Campbell Craig Scott

Timeline

Timeline

1889
sibling Norman Gould Preaseul Scott Source:9420597 18th September 1889
1891
birth Guelph, Ontario Canada Source:5742714 24th May 1891
1891
location MacDonald's Corners, Lanark County, Ontario Canada parents address Source:9420597 1891
1893
sibling Bruce Henderson Scott Source:9420597 1st March 1893
1895
sibling Wallace John Scott Source:9420597 25th January 1895
1896
sibling Sidney Barbara Violet Scott Source:9420597 1896
1901
sibling Alexander Lex Mowat Scott Source:9420597 28th August 1901
1910
education Arts Queen's University Kingston, Ontario Canada Source:5742714 1910 - 1914
1910
location Kingston, Ontario Canada school/college address Source:9420597 1910
1914
dates Age 23 Source:5742714 28th November 1914
1914
employment carpenter - student Kinston, Ontario Canada Source:9420597 28th November 1914
1914
enlistment Kingston, Ontario Canada Source:5742714 28th November 1914
1914
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Sapper 652 Canadian Divisional Engineers 6th Field Company Source:9420597 28th November 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9420597 29th March 1915 - 3rd May 1917
1915
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Lance Corporal 652 6th Engineers Battalion Source:9420597 3rd April 1915
1916
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:9420597 3rd April 1916
1916
events Temporary Commission Officer Cadet School Second Training Camp Etaples France Source:9420597 20th September 1916 - 6th January 1917
1916
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Lieutenant 652 27th Battalion Source:9420597 6th November 1916
1916
commission Temporary Source:9420597 6th November 1916
1917
hospitalisation In the St. Eloi Battle of the Craters, Lt Scott Lost his voice due to a direct shell burst and resulting shell gas in the dugout bunker. Lt Campbell Scott was the only soldier to emerge alive. Hospital/Institution Source:9420597 7th February 1917 - 22nd February 1917
1917
hospitalisation unrecorded illness or injury that kept Lt Scott in hospital for 6 weeks that was related to the bunker explosion and collapse. Hospital/Institution Source:9420597 February 1917 - March 1917
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Lieutenant Source:9420597
education Perth Collegiate Institute Perth, Lanark County, Ontario Canada Source:5742714
location MacDonald's Corners, Ontario Canada parents address Source:9420597
1917
death Killed in Action Hill 70 saw more than 9,000 Canadian casualties. Part of the Canadian force got lost and in regrouping and re-establishment of the attack, Lt. Scott was shot by a sniper and killed instantly. Battle of Hill 70 France Source:5742714 Source:9420597 3rd May 1917
burial Vimy Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Vimy France https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1575521/scott,-campbell-craig/ Source:9640468

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Campbell Craig
Initials CC
Last Name Scott
Source 5742714
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Kingston, Ontario Canada school/college address 1910
MacDonald's Corners, Lanark County, Ontario Canada parents address 1891
MacDonald's Corners, Ontario Canada parents address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force 652 Canadian Divisional Engineers 6th Field Company Sapper
Canadian Expeditionary Force 652 27th Battalion Lieutenant
Canadian Expeditionary Force 652 6th Engineers Battalion Lance Corporal
Canadian Expeditionary Force Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
James Gould Scott father
Christina Henderson Mowat Scott mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Bruce Henderson Scott brother 1st March 1893
Wallace John Scott brother 25th January 1895
Norman Gould Preaseul Scott brother 18th September 1889
Sidney Barbara Violet Scott sister 1896
Alexander Lex Mowat Scott brother 28th August 1901
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
dark gray dark brown
DateHeightSource
1914-11-28 5'9"

Media

Media

No media items were found

Communities

Communities

This person is not linked to any communities.

Evidence

Evidence

IWM is not responsible for the content of external websites. Please note that some sources will require payment to view.

Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Canadian Attestation Papers

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
A Story of the Great War John99032
Letter from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Enquiries Administrator John99032

No multimedia sources

Stories

We remember Campbell Craig Scott

Also remembered by 1 person