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George Livesley POTTER

Regimental number3071
Date of birth18 November 1896
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolAdelaide High School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWarehouse assistant
AddressSt. Peters, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Emily Ann Potter, Winchester Street, St. Peters, South Australia
Enlistment date22 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A45 Bulla on 16 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date23 July 1919
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Palestine. Fractured ankle, 16 August 1917, at Khan Yunis; invalided to 14th Australian General Hospital; recovered, returned to duty, October 1917. Contracted malaria fever, September 1918, at Amman; recovered.
Date of death12 December 1974

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