Regimental number10/467
Date of birth23 June 1888
Place of birthQueensland, Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressOpatu, Taumarunui
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.2
Height5' 6"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Potter, Opatu, Taumarunui
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Place of enlistmentPalmerston North
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 10th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 4 March 1916
Final rankLance Corporal
Final unit2nd Battalion, Wellington Infantry Regiment
FateDied of wounds 4 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialSt Sever Cemetery Extension (Section Q, Plot V, Row F, Grave No 22), Rouen, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: G. and M. Porter, Opatu, Hamilton
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Ex Main Body, see separate record for 10/467 John POTTER.

Died of wounds, 0630 hours, No.6 Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 4 September 1918 (gassed).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 2: Roll 26, p. 12
Archives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 20802268

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