|Place of birth||Malmsbury, Victoria|
|School||Malmsbury State School, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Father, Thomas Potts, Malmsbury, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/40/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||*given name is Hedley|
|Age at death from cemetery records||36|
|Place of burial||Rue-David Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 39), Fleurbaix, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Thomas and Louisa POTTS, Mollison Street, Malmsbury, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 58th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 23 February 1916.
Transferred to, and taken on strength of, 60th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 15 March 1916.
Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.
Now, 25 August 1916, reported 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note, Red Cross File No 2180811: 'No trace Germany[.] Cert. by Capt. Mills. 10.10.19.'
Statement, 2257 Pte R.J. ALFORD, B Company, 60th Bn (patient, No 22 General Hospital, Etaples), 2 December 1916: 'I saw him hit on (sic) No Man's Land where he dropped, during the advance at Fleurbaix. We had to pass on. I saw no more of him.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, POTTS Hedly Vasey
Red Cross File No 2180811