Scott, Norman

Scott, Norman

(1889–1942) naval officer; born in Indianapolis, Ind. Entering the navy in 1907 and graduating from Annapolis in 1911, he served on destroyers in World War I. He served on the U.S. naval commission to Brazil from 1937 to 1939 and was a rear admiral by 1939. Leading a task force against the Japanese in the Solomon Islands campaign, he went down with his ship, the USS Atlanta.
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Billy Butlin gradually increased the number of resident entertainers over the years and holidaymakers got to see the early performances of people like Terry Scott, Norman Vaughan, Val Doonican, Hughie Green, Bill Maynard and Les Dennis.
Here he made contacts with other Canadian students who would, like King Gordon, go on to be the country's future intellectual and political elite, individuals such as Lester Pearson, Arnold Heeney, Graham Spry, Frank Scott, Norman Robertson, and Roland Mitchener.
OSWESTRY TOWN: Embleton, Parry, Curtis, Antrobus, Hobson, S Rogers, Johnson, Scott, Norman, Robinson, Dean.