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Henry Leonard POTTER

Regimental number2383
Place of birthSan Remo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressBank of Australasia, Corryong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.8
Height5' 6"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Potter, San Remo, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets and for 3 years in Citizen Military Forces, Benalla; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date7 June 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Discharge date5 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Leicestershire', 9 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 22 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, right forearm), Melbourne, 5 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 May 1942
Age at death47
Place of burialMoree Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, POTTER Henry Leonard

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