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Ernest POTTER

Regimental number68
Date of birth--/01/1895
Place of birthIslington New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPotter
AddressYoung Street, Golden Square, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Potter, Young Street, Golden Square, Victoria
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name38th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF38
Promotion date: 1 December 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: INF38
Promotion date: 1 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 27 May 1919
Family/military connectionsNephew: 6910A Pte George Frederick URQUHART, 24th Bn, killed in action, 1 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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