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Hurtle Francis Constable POTTER

Regimental number3740
Place of birthYongala South Australia
AddressYongala, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Potter, Yongala, South Australia
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 September 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*date of 3rd to 4th
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row G, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Benjamin and Eliza POTTER, Wilmington, South Australia. Native of Yongala, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3738 Pte Edward Wilfred POTTER, 52nd bn, killed in action 3-4 September 1916; 3739 Pte Albert Thomas POTTER,
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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