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John Daniel POTTER

Regimental number727
Place of birthMount Gambier South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressMt. Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Sarah Potter, Mt. Gambier, South Australia
Enlistment date22 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A45 Hessen on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 1 June 1916
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 13), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; John and Sarah POTTER, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 729 Pte Joseph POTTER, 3rd Light Horse, returned to Australia, 4 November 1915.

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