Walter James POTTS

POTTS, Walter James

Service Number: 3033
Enlisted: 25 August 1916
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 47th Infantry Battalion
Born: Stanthorpe, Queensland, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Stanthorpe, Southern Downs, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 19 August 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Derry House Cemetery No.2
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Stanthorpe Fallen Soldiers HR, Stanthorpe Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

25 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3033, 47th Infantry Battalion
27 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, 3033, 47th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '19' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Marathon embarkation_ship_number: A74 public_note: ''
27 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, 3033, 47th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Marathon, Brisbane
1 Aug 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 47th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Peter Rankin

Enlisted and served under alias Roy William Smith