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Gerald Peel POTTER

Place of birthBolton England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTullorochgorum, conara, Tasmania
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinDaughter, Miss Audrey Hope Potter, Tullorochgorum, Conara, Tasmania
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name26th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 13 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 22 February 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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