Due to the very common first name and surname it is virtually impossible to research this individual's life and death.
There is a James Scott, born 1880 in Scotland, farm labourer in the Mellis household (in Eburne) listed in the 1911 Census. The 1915 Hendersons Directory also has a James Scott listed living in the Wm Mellis residence in Eburne.
There are two Canadian WWI casualties named James Scott born in the 1880s in Scotland:
- James Scott - born 1886, enlisted in Calgary, Alberta - Regimental number 447414
- James Scott - born 1885, enlisted in Kenora, Ontario - Regimental number 199062