- Place of Use Continent - North America, Country - Canada
- Category Communication artifacts
- Sub-category Personal symbol
- Department Arms and Technology
- Museum CWM
- Earliest 1919/07/26
- Latest 1919/09/01
- Inscription 199039 L.CPL. M.F. SCOTT. 28-CAN.INF.
- Support loose
- Materials Silver, Copper, Silkworm silk
- Rank Lance-Corporal
- Service Component Canadian Expeditionary Force
- Unit 28th Canadian Infantry Battalion
- Person / Institution Subject, Scott, Lance-Corporal Mason Francis
- Measurements Length 12.0 cm, Width 7.6 cm, Thickness 0.3 cm
- Caption Mason Francis SCOTT
- Additional Information Born in Prescott, Ontario in 1898, Scott enlisted in the 94th Battalion in March 1916. He was taken on strength of the 32nd Battalion on 18 July 1916 but transferred to the 28th Battalion a month later. Diagnosed with "symphaugitis," he was discharged on 24 January 1919 and died on 23 September 1919.
- Caption Medals Project- Scott, Mason Francis
Mason Francis Scott was born in Prescott, Ontario, on 21 March 1898.
A school teacher, Scott enlisted in the 94th Canadian Infantry Battalion in Fort William, Ontario, on 1 March 1916. He was shipped to England and arrived there on 6 July 1916. While in England, he was transferred to the 32nd Canadian Infantry Battalion (Manitoba) and then to the 28th Canadian Infantry Battalion (Northwest).
Scott was diagnosed with lymphangitis, an inflammation of the lymphatic system, on 26 June 1918. He returned to Canada at the end of the year and was discharged from service on 24 January 1919. Scott died of tuberculosis on 23 September 1919. Military authorities attributed his death to his war service.
Mason Francis Scott is buried in Maynard Cemetery, Prescott, Ontario.