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SCOTT, Rowland


RAAF 54338

RAAF 1 Engineering School

Leongatha 1 December 1923

Archibald Scott, his father was his NOK. His mother was Grace Scott

20 April 1942 in Melbourne


Farm labourer

Rowland died on 28 June 1942, aged 18.

Rowland is buried in the Leongatha Cemetery and has his name on the memorials at Leongatha and Mt Eccles.

Rowland grew up on the family farm in the Mt Eccles area. He attended Wild Dog Valley State School and after leaving school he worked on the farm.

Shortly after his 18th birthday Rowland enlisted for war service and joined the RAAF. He trained as an aircraft mechanic and served for six months however, while in the training camp at the Royal Melbourne Show Grounds Rowland contracted meningitis and sadly died.


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