Trimmer John Potter

Mercantile Marine

Died: Wednesday 2 September 1914 (aged 33)

Connected records

No matching Life Story found
Record:
POTTER, JOHN
Additional information:
Husband of Mrs. Potter, of go, Havelock St., Grimsby. Born at Leicester.
Cemetery:
TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Country:
United Kingdom

Possible matches

The following sources have potential matches based on the name and other information associated with this record. They may or may not be connected to this person but are provided for your further research

Helmet, GS MK6 with Desert DPM Cover

helmet with cover Standard composite helmet with desert DPM (disruptive pattern material) two-shade fabric. The cover features a lattice-work of light khaki elasticated straps for fitting foliage. Around the base of the cover is fitted a drawcord. The cover has text applied by hand in black ink and …
This type of helmet replaced the earlier steel helmets used by the British Army from 1987, made of bonded layers of ballistic nylon. Providing superior protection against grenade and missile fragments, the helmet was designed to accommodate communication aids and issued with a removable camouflage …

Flag, Army, British B Coy, 1st Battalion, The Royal Scots.

Flag of Scotland (St. Andrew cross) letter B in upper section of flag.

decontamination kit, NBC, container: Iraqi

black plastic container with yellow label with printed instruction in arabic script
Decontamination kit acquired by Major John Potter MC, Officer Commanding B Company, Ist Battalion The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) during Operation Granby 1990-1991.

Medical supply, first aid kit, supplementary

Tin sealed in olive-green metallic waterproof wrapping. Edges warn. Folded excess loose. Contents described as 'Codeine Phosphate Tablets, Cyclizine Tablets, Diphenoxylate and Atropine Tablets, Pentazocine Tablets, Water Bottle, Sodium Chloride and Dextrose Tablets, Tetracycline Tablets, Water …
First Aid Kits unopened as issued, as carried in a spare waterbottle carrier by Major John Potter MC, Officer Commanding B Company, Ist Battalion The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) during Operation Granby 1990-1991.

Medical supply, first aid kit, basic

Tin sealed in olive-green metallic waterproof wrapping. Edges warn. Folded excess sealed with adhesive tape. Contents described as 'Codeine Phosphate Tablets, Pentazocine Tablets, Chloramphenicol Eye Ointment, Dressing Burn Hand (Plastic), Dressing Standard No.11 and No.12, Dressing Elastic …
First Aid Kits unopened as issued, as carried in a spare waterbottle carrier by Major John Potter MC, Officer Commanding B Company, Ist Battalion The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) during Operation Granby 1990-1991.

Oral history

British officer served with 1st Bn Royal Scots in Gulf War, 1990-1991
REEL 1

Body Armour, Combat Lightweight Mk1 and Desert DPM Cover

body armour and cover Waistcoat style personal protective body armour vest comprising Kevlar filler enclosed within a desert shade two colour DPM (disruptive pattern material) cover. A large external pocket is seen above the left breast, with a smaller to the opposite side. The vest is closed by a …
This armour was supplied from Regimental Stores in Germany and is not thought to have any history.

Webbing, Artkis Chest Rig: British

Chest rig with additional 1958 pattern webbing compass pouch. Six-pouch nylon chest rig made of temperate DPM camouflage printed nylon mounted on a body belt, suspended by a single over shoulders and neck brace. A canvas webbing 1958 pattern equipment compass pouch is attached. …
Given that the issued 1990 PLCE (Personal Load Carrying Equipment) was not practical for those infantry troops mounted in Warrior armoured personnel carriers, many troops obtained commercially produced chest rig style items of personal equipment for use on operations in the Gulf. This set was …

personal equipment set, belt with 2 waterbottle carriers, webbing 1958 pattern

belt with two carrying pouches
Major John Potter MC, Officer Commanding B Company, 1st Battalion The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment), Operation Granby 1990-1991. Potter carried one waterbottle on one carrying pouch and a first aid kit in the other.

Map, mounted on board, improvised: British Army

photocopied map of Ad Dibdibah map mounted onto a board and secured with green fabric tape on sides and rear
This map was used by Major John Potter (Royal Highland Fusiliers) whilst attached to The Royal Scots, O.C. B Company, 1st Battalion, during the Gulf War. Used to plan the attack on "Objective Brass", Potter was later awared the Military Cross for his leadership in the field. …

View all results in IWM Collections

Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
St Johns Parish Memorial Cross (WMR 37874)
Location:
Kidderminster, Hereford And Worcester
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
Stourport Boys School WW1 Memorial (WMR 37879)
Location:
Stourport On Severn, Hereford And Worcester
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
Holy Trinity WW1 Memorial Reredos (WMR 15621)
Location:
Formby, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
Wensley Methodists (WMR 14423)
Location:
South Darley, Derbyshire
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
St. Mark's Church (WMR 37758)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
Parish of Ledbury - WW1 Tablet (WMR 32933)
Location:
Ledbury, Hereford And Worcester
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
Stourport Methodist Church WW1 Memorial Window (WMR 37878)
Location:
Stourport On Severn, Hereford And Worcester
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
Lenton (WMR 29)
Location:
Lenton, Nottinghamshire
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
Tinsley Parish - WW1 Tablet (WMR 27989)
Location:
Tinsley, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
West Bromwich Grammar School (WMR 48074)
Location:
West Bromwich, West Midlands
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
Dykehead Rows, Larkhall- Roll of Honour (WMR 86489)
Location:
Hamilton, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
St Peters Church WW1 Plaque (WMR 20834)
Location:
Duntisbourne Abbots, Gloucestershire
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
Pettinain Church (WMR 86781)
Location:
Pettinain, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
Burntisland Roll of Honour (WMR 85123)
Location:
Burntisland, Fife
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
Burntisland (WMR 5739)
Location:
Burntisland, Fife
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
St Mary The Virgins Church - Cross (WMR 14446)
Location:
South Darley (darley Bridge), Derbyshire
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
Burntisland Boys Brigade - WW1 Flag (WMR 56506)
Location:
Burntisland, Fife
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
Padfield Wesleyan Chapel (WMR 53162)
Location:
Glossop, Derbyshire
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
Ashchurch (WMR 20772)
Location:
Ashchurch, Gloucestershire
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
Formby - Cross (WMR 15236)
Location:
Formby, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
Pettinain (WMR 54246)
Location:
Pettinain, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
Oldham Corporation Passenger Transport Department (WMR 25921)
Location:
Oldham, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Potter, John
Memorial:
Winchelsea - WW1 Board (WMR 58397)
Location:
Winchelsea, East Sussex
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
St. Luke's Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 27993)
Location:
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
Devizes Oddfellows WW1 Tablet (WMR 24111)
Location:
Devizes, Wiltshire
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
Booth Line Roll Of Honour Book (WMR 21344)
Location:
Liverpool, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
St Georges Church Chapel (WMR 15484)
Location:
Everton, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
Leiston Roll Of Honour WW1 (WMR 47727)
Location:
Leiston, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
Redruth Anglican Church Congregation (WMR 52576)
Location:
Redruth, Cornwall
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
Wycliffe Congregational Church - WW1 (WMR 43865)
Location:
Ilford, Greater London
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
Netherton Coal Company (WMR 33778)
Location:
Bedlington, Northumberland
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
Mersey Docks And Harbour Board (WMR 15440)
Location:
Kensington, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
St Jeromes Memorial Organ (WMR 16026)
Location:
Beswick, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
Tintwistle - WW1 (those who served) (WMR 69917)
Location:
Tintwistle, Derbyshire
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
St Matthew's Church - WW1 (WMR 67205)
Location:
Rushall, Wiltshire
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
St Pauls School - Roll Of Service (WMR 14207)
Location:
Derby, Derbyshire
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
Newburn Parish WW1 And WW2 (WMR 34583)
Location:
Newburn, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
Kidderminster (WMR 2200)
Location:
Kidderminster, Hereford And Worcester
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
St John The Evangelist Church - WW1 Board (WMR 34471)
Location:
Percy Main, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
Trowbridge - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 3097)
Location:
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
Holy Trinity Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 43596)
Location:
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
Romford - Cross (WMR 12006)
Location:
Romford, Greater London
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
Bootle Secondary School WW1 (WMR 15720)
Location:
Bootle, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
Boots The Chemists Retail Branches - WW1 Plaque (WMR 27328)
Location:
Beeston, Nottinghamshire
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
Mid Calder (WMR 53697)
Location:
Mid Calder, Lothian
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
Tadcaster (WMR 30950)
Location:
Tadcaster, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
Arkendale roll of honour (WMR 87397)
Location:
Arkendale, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
Parish Of Poulton (WMR 2503)
Location:
Poulton, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
Watford - WW1 (WMR 33372)
Location:
Watford, Hertfordshire
Name recorded:
Potter, J
Memorial:
Newton-le-Willows War Memorial, Earlestown (WMR 15267)
Location:
Earlestown, Merseyside