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Regimental number4249
Place of birthAllanton, Lanarkshire, Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWest Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Potter, Auchinubber, High Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Enlistment date19 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHangard Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; William and Maggie POTTER, Brown's Land, Auchintibber, High Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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