Private William Edward Potter

King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)

Died: Friday 23 August 1918 (aged 18)

Connected records

Record:
POTTER, WILLIAM EDWARD
Additional information:
Nephew of Mabel Elizabeth Chadwick, of 24, Chatsworth Street, Walkden, Manchester. Native of Walkden.
Cemetery:
BAC-DU-SUD BRITISH CEMETERY, BAILLEULVAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
III. B. 16.
Country:
France

Possible matches

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Name recorded:
Potter, William E
Memorial:
Victoria Central Community Hospital (WMR 2386)
Location:
Wallasey, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Potter, W E
Memorial:
Liverpool Stock Exchange (WMR 2443)
Location:
Liverpool, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Potter, W E
Memorial:
Roydon (WMR 20154)
Location:
Roydon, Norfolk
Name recorded:
Potter, W E
Memorial:
Location:
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Name:
Second Lieutenant H F Potter
Context:
Date:
19 Aug 1918
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 527 (Durham) Field Company Royal Engineers (page 53)
Name:
Captain J Potter
Context:
joined
Date:
23 Aug 1918
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 142 Field Ambulance (page 165)