Seaman Samuel J.J. Scott was the son of William John and Martha Scott. On 8th August 1940 the Greaser, M.V. Upwey Grange (London) which was fully laden and bound for London from Buenos Aires was torpedoed 200 miles west of Achill Head, Co. Mayo, Eire. First Radio Officer, Samuel Scott (aged 40), was killed as a result of this action.
The Tower Hill Memorial commemorates men and women of the Merchant Navy and Fishing Fleets who died in both World Wars and who have no known grave. It stands on the south side of the garden of Trinity Square, London, close to The Tower of London.