LIEUTENANT D. H. SCOTT, 17-TH BATTALION THE KING'S (LIVERPOOL REGIMENT). DUDLEY HOLME SCOTT, son of the late George Scott of Birkenhead, was born on September 21, 1878, and died of wounds received in the Somme district on July 2, 1916. He entered the School in 1888 and left in 1893. He was in the School Cricket XI, and was a useful bat, afterwards playing cricket for Oxton Cricket Club. As an athlete his chief claim to distinction was in the hockey world. For several years he played for the Cheshire County team, and also for the North of England, and in 1904 he represented England against Ireland. At the time of the outbreak of hostilities he was in business in Liverpool as a cotton salesman, and joined the Forces in the early days of the war.
Information about Old Birkonians who lost their lives in World War 1.