THOMAS JOSEPH POTTER

 

 

Born: 1887, Ipswich.

Died: 4th June 1915; age 27; KiA – Dardanelles.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 1152

Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers, 1st Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 58 to 72 or 218 to 219.

Helles Memorial,

Turkey,

(including Gallipoli).

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William & Sarah Potter.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   22, Currier’s Lane, Ipswich.

 

Thomas was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Isaac Potter, 30, a Timber Merchant’s Carter, born Ipswich.

Sarah Potter (nee Jackaman), 28, born Wetheringsett, Suffolk.

George William Potter, 7, born Ipswich.

Edith Annie Potter, 5, born Ipswich.

 

1901   19, Cardinal Street, Ipswich.

 

Thomas was 13 years old, an Earthenware Stock Keeper. He was living with his parents & siblings.

William, 40, a Timber Stacker.

Sarah, 38.

George, 16, a French Polisher.

Edith, 15.

 

1911   India.

 

Thomas was 24 years old, a Soldier ranked Private in the 1st Lancashire Fusiliers.

 

Thomas’s father, William Potter, died 1904, Ipswich.

 

 

 Lancashire Fusiliers, 1st Battalion

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