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Corporal William Potts

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: William Potts

Ancestor's date of birth: 21/05/1877

Ancestor's date of death: 01/08/1962

Cause of Death: Unknown

Service Number: 292

Colony or State of enlistment: QLD Place of Enlistment: Brisbane

Unit: 5th Queensland Imperial Bushman

Rank attained in Boer War: CPL, Date Effective: 05/01/1902

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Detail not provided

Murray Page: 499

Contingent: 4th Contingent

Ship: Templemore Date of Sailing: 06/03/1901

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Detail not provided

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: On March 27th 1902 the 5th Queensland Imperial Bushman returned to Australia embarking from South Africa on the transport 'St Andrew' ariving in Brisbane on the 30th April 1902. This Unit disbanded on the 5th May 1902.

Service and life after the Boer War: Detail not provided

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Leo Galligan, Ferny Hills QLD
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand Nephew

Name of Descendant: Veronica Galligan, Oxley QLD
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand Neice


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