See also

Family of Sidney James Scott and Ethel Amor

Husband: Sidney James Scott

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War memorial Sidney James Scott

  • Name:

  • Sidney James Scott1,2

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • Royal Marine3,4

  • Birth:

  • Q1 1887

  • Brockhurst, Gosport, Hampshire, England2,3,5,6

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 4)

  • The Chase, Shedfield, Hampshire, England5

  •  

  • son attending school and living with his parents William and Eliza, sister Charlotte and brother Thomas. Born in Gosport Hampshire

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 14)

  • Waltham Road, Shedfield, Hampshire, England6

  •  

  • son working as a labourer in his father's market garden and living with his parents William and Eliza. Born in Gosport Hampshire

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 24)

  • Gibralter3

  •  

  • an unmarried Royal Marine gunner RmA serving on the battleship Prince of Wales. Born in Brockhurst Hampshire

  • Census absence:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 52)

  •  

  •  

  • presumably away on Royal Marine duties

  • Death:

  • 24 Oct 1940 (age 53)

  • 100 miles west of Rockall, Atlantic Ocean4,7

  •  

  • Cause: when the SS Matina was torpedoed by U-31 killing all 71 onboard.

    note that UBoat.net records the date of the attack as 26th October 1940

  • War Memorial:

  •  

  • Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Clarence Esplande, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England4

  •  

  • corporal no:PO/11649 Royal Marines H.M.S. President II serviong on the S.S. Matina aged 53, son of William and Ann Scott; husband of Ethel Scott, of Shedfield Hampshire

Wife: Ethel Amor

Child 1: Elsie Ethel Scott

Sources

1.

England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Droxford 1915 quarter:4 volume:2c page:473.

2.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Alverstoke 1887 quarter:1 volume:2b page:543.

mother’s maiden name Underwood

3.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:34972 registration district:640 sub-district:3 enumeration district:34 schedule:9999.

4.

Commonwealth War Grave Commission, ( on-line at www.cwgc.org). Portsmouth Naval Memorial panel:43 column:3.

died 24th October 1940

5.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:943 folio:101 page:32.

6.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1090 folio:74 page:17.

7.

UBoat.net, (on-line at www.uboat.net). Matina.

8.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Droxford 1886 quarter:3 volume:2c page:140.

mother's maiden name Bowtle

9.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:6161 class:RG78 piece:288 registration district:104 sub-district:3 enumeration district:6 schedule:42.

10.

Geoff Bowtle personal communication. visit.

11.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:943 folio:96 page:22.

12.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1090 folio:90 page:49.

13.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:2373G page:16 line:17 letter code:EEFG.

14.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Droxford 1985 quarter:3 vol:20 page:239.

born 22nd June 1886

15.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). Winchester 1985 page:7517 no:8552417691U.

died 19th September 1985

16.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Droxford 1920 quarter:4 volume:2c page:291.

mother’s maiden name Amor

17.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Droxford 1997 quarter:1 district:4921 register:50C entry:240 date:0397.

born 18th October 1920