Ronald Belford (Bon) Scott was born on July 9, 1946 in Kirriemuir, Scotland. He spent the first six years of his life in the small town of
Kirriemuir. Bon's parents hailed from a musical families; his father, Charles, known to friends and family as Chick, played drums in the Kirriemuir Pipe Band and performed with the local light-opera company. In 1952, the Scott family relocated to Australia. The Scott's first resided in Melbourne before settling in the Adelaide suburb of Sunshine. In 1956, Bon's Brother Graeme was diagnosed with asthma and the Scott family relocated to
Fremantle, Western Australia.
Bon Scott lies in the Fremantle Cemetery's Memorial Garden; and would have celebrated his 65th Birthday today. RIP.