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Bertram James POTTER

Regimental number1293
Place of birthNellies Glenn, Katoomba, New South Wales
SchoolPublic school.
Other trainingEngine Driver
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressHelensburgh North, South Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Potter, Helensburgh North, South Coast, New South Wales
Previous military service27th Infantry; Served in the Citizen Forces
Enlistment date24 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ellen POTTER, of Helensburgh, New South Wales.

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