Alfred Charles POTTS MM

POTTS, Alfred Charles

Service Number: 4238
Enlisted: 12 October 1915, Seymour, Vic.
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia, 1896
Home Town: Landsborough, Pyrenees, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Fireman
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World War 1 Service

12 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4238, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Seymour, Vic.
7 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4238, 23rd Infantry Battalion
7 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4238, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne
22 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4238, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm
3 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4238, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (Second)
12 Jun 1917: Honoured Military Medal, Bullecourt (Second), For conspicuous gallantry as a runner during the attack on the Hindenburg Line on 3rd May 1917.
4 Aug 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Belgium
20 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 4238, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Menin Road
4 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 4238, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Broodseinde Ridge
9 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 4238, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Battle of Poelcapelle, GSW to left thigh and right arm. Evacuated to UK. Never rejoined unit.
14 Jun 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 4238, 23rd Infantry Battalion, RTA 15 January 1919 and discharged as MU (invalid).

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