Trooper James S Potter 2392

Soldier Factfile

Name:  Trooper James S Potter 2392

Date of Birth:   1885

Address:   The Nook, Anstey

Parents Names: 

Occupation before the war:   Shoe operator

Siblings Names:  Edward

Date Died:   12.10.1917

Age:   33

Place of Death:   Battle of Passchendaele

Place of Burial/Memorial:  Tyne Cot Mem., Zonnebeke, West Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cause of death:   Killed in action


Household Battalion

Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line


British War Medal

Victory Medal

Any other information (e.g. Service Record/ appearance etc)

  • In 1911 he was boarding with Sarah Bosworth (a widow) and her family at The Nook Anstey
  • This was Thomas Bosworth’s step mother and half brothers. (T Bosworth d.27.9.16 at The Somme)
  • Enlisted leicester
  • Previous H.B, 2392 Trooper