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Frederick Arnold POTTS

Regimental number14111
Date of birth1 September 1892
Place of birthGuildford, Western Australia
SchoolPrince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSurveyor
AddressMount Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Wm. Andrew Potts, Robsart Street, Parkside, South Australia
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name13th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/32/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Engineers
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: ENG Div 4
Promotion date: 1 June 1918

Lieutenant


Unit: ENG Div 4
Promotion date: 1 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Discharge date27 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3342 Pte Harry Lincoln POTTS, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Wounded, Soyecourt, 16 September 1918; invalided to 3rd General Hospital, Wandsworth, England; recovered.

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