CEF Soldier Detail

Private John Charles Potter
Died: August 2, 1916

Regimental Number:
464508
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
15th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Toronto, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs. Girdner Twin Falls, Idaho, USA
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
June 23, 1891
Trade or Calling:
stenographer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Vancouver, British Columbia
Date of Enlistment:
November 3, 1915
Age at enlistment:
24
Height:
5 Feet 11 Inches
Chest:
39 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
3 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Methodist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died in War, unknown cause
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
August 2, 1916
Age at Death:
25
Buried at:
Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Belgium
Plot:
VI. H. 2.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7924-10
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
62nd Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 15th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 62nd Battalion
Son of John C. and Elizabeth Girdner, of National City, California, U.S.A. Born in the State of Washington, U.S.A.