SCOTT, Clifford Walmsley Barlee. (Trumpeter)
Born 31 January 1859 in Pietermaritzburg, Natal. Son of Daniel Burton Scott, late Mayor of Pietermaritzburg, who had emigrated to Natal in 1850 from Caister Castle, Norfolk, England. Brother of Lieutenant F.Scott and Sergeant Major D.Scott also of the Natal Carbineers.
Educated at Hermannsburg School, Natal and Malvern College, England. Qualified as an Attorney in 1886, practising in Greytown before spending sometime as a gold prospector before returning to his legal career in 1899. Served as a Councillor for ten years in Pietermaritzburg during which time he was Chairman of the Waterworks, Tramways and Sewage Committees as well as a member of Committees for Police and Electric Lighting. Served as the Officer Commanding the Pietermaritzburg Senior Cadets. Later resided at 236 Church Street, Pietermaritzburg and a member of the Victoria Club, PMB.
Out of camp with the volunteer forces at the time of the battle of Isandlwana. Claimed £46.10s in respect of the loss of his horse, kit & C at the battle site, awarded £2.2s. Medal for South Africa 1879 with clasp.