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Joseph Henry POTTER

Regimental number4950
Place of birthBairnsdale Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address8 Gibbons Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J Johnstone, Lngham, Queensland
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row I, Grave No. 10), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
170
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph POTTER and Mary JOHNSTONE, his wife, Castting Street, Townsville, Queensland. Native of Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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