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Regimental number8424
Place of birthBolton England
AddressAnnesley Avenue, North Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Beatrice Matilda Potts, Annesley Avenue, North Norwood, South Australia
Previous military service34th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date23 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialJoncourt Communal Cemetery, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Beatrice POTTS. Native of Bolton, England

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