He served on the personal staff of Lord Chelmsford, and in medical charge of the Headquarters staff during the War. Was present at the Battle of Ulundi. (Mentioned in Despatches.)
Surgeon-Major F B Scott, MD (1838-1903), Army Medical Department. Medical Officer in charge of Headquarters and served on Chelmsford’s Personal Staff. Subsequently Senior Medical Officer at Port Durnford. Present at Ulundi.
Date of Birth - 9th December 1838.
Assistant Surgeon - 1st October 1862
Surgeon - 1st March 1872
Surgeon Major - 28th April 1876
On 24th November 1882 his nomination for Companion of St Michael and St George was approved.
South African War 1879: - Zulu Campaign - Battle of Ulundi. Despatches, London Gazette, 21st August 1879. Medal with Clasp. Egyptian Expedition 1882: - Battle of Tel-el-Kebir (13th September) Medal with Clasp; Bronze Star; C. M. G.
Source ‘1884 Army List (p 977, 1185 & 1169)
(6th March 1879 to 17th November 1879). Campaigns - Zulu War 1879. Mentioned in Despatches. Senior Medical Officer of Lord Chelmsford’s Headquarter Staff. Present at Ulundi. Died 27th April 1903, Tivoli, Italy. Medals - CMG, South Africa Medal with clasp 1879, Egyptian War Medal with clasp Tel-el-Kebir, Khedive Star.
He was one of the officers that carried the body of the Prince Imperial to the ambulance. The others were, W C F Molyneux, Major-General Marshall, Captain Stewart, Colonel Drury-Lowe and three officers of the 17th Lancers, and Sir Bartle Frere’s son. Another officer who claims to be one of the bearers was John Edward Leveson Jervis of the 7th Hussars (Attached 17th Lancers).
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Homeward Mail from India, China and the East 11 May 1903[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Half-length photograph of Colonel Frederick Beaufort Scott. He is standing facing partly left and is holding a sword in his left hand. He is wearing military uniform with a row of medals. There is a bicorne hat with a feather plume on the table to the left and a painted backdrop of a garden with a pillar behind. Colonel Frederick Beaufort Scott served in the Anglo-Egyptian War.
From the collection of Queen Victoria