Albert Ernest William Potts

Male 1885 - 1924  (39 years)


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  • Name Albert Ernest William Potts 
    Born 27 Jan 1885  Botany Street, Waterloo, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Address 1 Nov 1917  "Roseville", Lily Street, Hurstville, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Albert s address at time of his enlistment in the AIF. 
    War Service 1 Nov 1917  World War One Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Albert Enlisted in the A.I.F. on 7 Nov 1917 and on 22 Mar 118 Embarked for active service abroad. He arrived in England on 24 may 1918 and was posted to No.3 Comp Parkhouse. on 04 Oct 1918 he proceeded over seas to France. On 5 Oct 1918 he marched into A.G.B.D Rouelles France. on 14 Nov 1918 he jointed the 9th Field Coy engineers .
    On 10 Mar 1919 he was sent back to England with Influenza & laryngitis. on 03 May 1919 he left England for return to Australia on H. T. Leicastershire. He arrived in Sydney on 22 Jun 1919 and was discharged from the A.I.F. at Sydney - Medically unfit - Disability not stated on 07 Jul 1919. 
    Military Service Record of Sapper Albert Ernest William Potts 21847
    Military Service Record of Sapper Albert Ernest William Potts 21847
    This is Albert's Military Service Record whilst he was in the Australian Imperial force during WW1
    WW1 Australian Imperial Force Nominal Roll - Albert Ernest William Potts
    WW1 Australian Imperial Force Nominal Roll - Albert Ernest William Potts
    Service number 21847, Rank Sapper, Roll title FCE (Field Company Engineers)-General Reinforcements from Feb 1918 to April 1918, conflict First World War 1914 - 1918
    Date of embarkation 22 March 1918, Place of embarkation Sydney, Ship embarked on Hmat Runic, Ship number A54
    First World War Nominal Roll - Albert Ernest William Potts
    First World War Nominal Roll - Albert Ernest William Potts
    21847 Spr Potts, Alfred Ernest William, 9th field Coy Eng. 1 Nov 1917 till return to Australia on 3 May 1919
    Military Honours 7 Jul 1919  British War Medal Find all individuals with events at this location 
    British War medal No. 81190 was issued to Albert Ernest William for service Overseas During World War One. 
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Military Honours 7 Jul 1919  Victory Medal Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Victory Medal No. 76872 was issued to Albert Ernest William Potts for his service overseas during World War One. 
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Died 17 Nov 1924  Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 19 Nov 1924  Woronora Cemetery, Sutherland, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Albert was buried at the Woronora General Cemetery and Crematorium Trust on 17 Nov 1924. His grave is located at Anglican Monumental, Section 2A - 0340 [4]
    Funeral Notice of Albert Ernest William Potts
    Funeral Notice of Albert Ernest William Potts
    Williams Funeral Notice appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald Wednesday 19 November 1924 on page 11.
    Burial Details of Albert Ernest William Potts
    Burial Details of Albert Ernest William Potts
    Albert is buried at the Woronora General Cemetery and Crematorium Trust,on 17 Nov 1924 in the Anglican Monumental, section 2A-0340
    Map of the Woronora General Cemetery and Crematorium Trust
    Map of the Woronora General Cemetery and Crematorium Trust
    The Woronora General Cemetery and Crematorium Trust is located at 121 Linden St Sutherland, New South Wales, Australia
    Person ID I9383  Tucker Family Tree | The Descendants of Jonathon Griffiths
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2012 

    Father William Ernest Potts,   b. 17 Aug 1857, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1928, 140 Willoughby Rd, Crows Nest, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Ann B Potts,   b. 22 Sep 1863, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jul 1899, Alexandria, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 05 Oct 1881  St Pauls Church of England, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F2955  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Isabel Loudoun,   b. 22 Jun 1891, Waterloo, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1949, Waterloo, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 06 Nov 1909  Waterloo, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
    +1. Mary Eliza Potts,   b. 25 Jan1913, Wolseley Street, Bexley, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Feb 1982, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. J.I. Potts
     3. C.G. Potts
    +4. Albert John William Potts,   b. 30 Aug 1910, Hurstville, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 May 1961, Moorabbin, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    +5. M.A. Potts
    +6. W.A. Potts
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2009 
    Family ID F2957  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Jan 1885 - Botany Street, Waterloo, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 06 Nov 1909 - Waterloo, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAddress - Albert s address at time of his enlistment in the AIF. - 1 Nov 1917 - "Roseville", Lily Street, Hurstville, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Nov 1924 - Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Nov 1924 - Woronora Cemetery, Sutherland, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S4] NSW BDM, New South Wales Government (Reliability: 3), 1885.
      Surname Potts, Given Names Albert E, Sex Male, Event Birth, Index Year 1885, Father William, Mother Annie, Place of Registration Waterloo, Registration year 1885, Registration Number 10958

    2. [S34] National Archives of Australia, 1 (Reliability: 3), 7 Nov 1917.
      Australian Military Forces, Australian Imperial force, Attestation Paper of Persons Enlisted for Service Abroad - 4. What is your age (date of birth to be stated)......32 years 10months born 27 Jan 1885. See attached Military Service Record.

    3. [S4] NSW BDM, New South Wales Government (Reliability: 3), 1924.
      Surname Potts, Given Names Albert E W, Sex Male, Event Death, Index Year 1924, Father William, Mother Ann, Place of Registration Hurstville, Registration year 1924, Registration Number 19144

    4. [S65] Woronora General Cemetery and Crematorium Trust (Reliability: 3), 17 Nov 1924.
      See attached extract of cemetery records.

    5. [S100] Sydney Morning Herald, 11 (Reliability: 3), 19 Nov 1924.
      See attached Newspaper clippings.

    6. [S4] NSW BDM, New South Wales Government (Reliability: 3), 1881.
      Surname Potts, Given Names William, Sex Male, Event Marriage, Index year 1881, Spouse Surname Potts, Spouse Given Names Annie, Spouse Sex Female, Place of Registration Sydney, Registration year 1881, Registration Number 1417

    7. [S4] NSW BDM, New South Wales Government (Reliability: 3), 1909.
      Surname Potts, Given Names Albert E W, Sex Male, Event Marriage, Index year 1909, Spouse Surname Loudoun, Given Names Mary I, Place of Registration Waterloo, Registration Year 1909, Registration Number 12831


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