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Name Ernest Smurthwaite Scott
Nick Name Ernie
Last Known Address Edgmont Court, Ryhope, Sunderland
Family Circumstances Married to Violet with children

Unit of Service Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers   R.E.M.E.
Number and Rank 14544232  Sgt Major
Date & Place of Death 19th October 1981,  Aged 58 at Sunderland Hospital

WW2   R.E.M.E. Capbadge

 

Details of any Medals, conflict

Ernie joined the army and served in Egypt during WW2.   Although we could not verify his medal entitlement he is likely to have been awarded the 1939 - 45 War Medal and the Victory medal. We are awaiting confirmation of his entitlement and will be updating this information in the near future.

 

Other general information. online links, images etc.

Ernie was born in Sunderland in 1922.  He joined the army and attained the rank of Sgt Major.

In 1939 Ernie is recorded as living with family members at 3 Henry Street East and working as a Vulcaniser in the tyre industry a trade he continued after his discharge from the army. He was working as a branch manager for National Tyres at the time of his death.

 

Below is the entry in the central register of Ernie's birth.

(bottom entry left hand column).

 

 

Below is the entry of marriage to Violet Lawson in June 1944

(bottom entry right hand column).

 

 

Below is the registry entry of Ernie's death in 1981.

(Last entry).

 

 

Below is Ernie's probate.

(Last but one entry in left hand column).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


All data is offered in good faith. Should you feel any information is inaccurate or incomplete please contact sunderlandafn@gmail.com

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