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army officer

Ernest Darius Scott, Canadian army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal and three silver star citations. Served in Spanish-American War and Philippines, 1898-1901; Member Association Graduates United States Military Academy, Military Order of the Carabao, Military Order of World War, National Sojourners, Heroes of ’76.; Mason (32 degree).; Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Background

Scott, Ernest Darius was born on September 6, 1872 in Petrolia, Ontario, Canada. Son of Alexander Bruce and Margaret (Tweedy) Scott.

Education

Student of University of Nebraska, 1892-1894. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1898. Also graduated from Army School of the Line, Army Staff College, Field Artillery School of Fire, Army War College, Navy War College, at various dates, 1908-1929.

Career

September 12, 1943); children—Florence-May (Mistress Robert C. Cameron) (deceased), Bruce von Gerichten, Ernest Darius (deceased). Married second, Mistress William S. Baer, May 1, 1944. Came to the United States, 1884, naturalized, 1889.

Cadet United States Military Academy, June 15, 1894. Promoted through grades to brigadier general, December, 1931. Retired from military serivce September 30, 1936.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Studies in Minor Tactics, 1915. Troop Leading, Division, 1916.

Membership

Served in Spanish-American War and Philippines, 1898-1901. Member Association Graduates United States Military Academy, Military Order of the Carabao, Military Order of World War, National Sojourners, Heroes of ’76. Mason (32 degree).; Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Ella von Gerichten, October 8, 1903 (deceased.; married second, Mistress. Children: Florence-May (Mistress.

father:
Alexander Bruce Scott

mother:
Margaret (Tweedy) Scott

spouses:
Ella von Gerichten

Mistress

child:
Florence-May (Mrs Scott