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Leopold Arthur POTTER

Regimental number3667
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCelia Street, Grove East, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Lizzie Potter, Celia Street, Grove Estate, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service12 years Royal Field Artillery, England; 3 years Australian Field Artllery; Served 12 months in the AIF, declared medically unfit.
Enlistment date19 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Other details

Originally enlisted 19 October 1914 with the rank of Sergeant,to serve with the 1st Australian General Hospital, embarking at Brisbane per Transport A55 'Kyarra' on 21 November 1914.

He was declared medically unfit, returned to Australia.

He re-enlisted as a Private in the 31st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement, on 19 July 1916, and embarked at Brisbane per H.M.A.T. 'Boorara' on 16 August 1916.

He left the theatre of war for his return to Australia 4 May 1917.

Miscellaneous detailsSee 9 Leopold Arthur POTTER.

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