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Regimental number6625
Place of birthBrunswick Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSt Albans, Rosebud, Dromana, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Charles Henry Potton, St Albans, Rosebud, Dromana, Victoria
Enlistment date9 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death6 June 1978

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