Potter, Edmund Walter Joliet


War Service:
Sergeant 2667 EDMUND WALTER JOLIET POTTER of the 2nd Battalion Honourable Artillery Company died on 24 October 1916, aged 29. He was killed when a shell hit his dugout in Ploegsteert Wood, near Ypres.

He is buried in Berks cemetery extension, near Messines.

Location of Memorial:
He is commemorated on the memorials at St Stephen’s church, Lewisham High Street and at Christ Church, Lee.

He was educated at Blackheath Proprietary School. In civilian life he was a chartered accountant, employed by Bird and Potter of Victoria Street, SW. He was born in the summer of 1887 in the Lewisham RD and he was the son of Edmund Campin [Born spring 1852 in the Lewisham RD] and May Vivian Potter [nee Moyle Married summer 1885 in the Helston RD], of Lewisham; husband of Hilda May Potter [nee Craven Married winter 1915 in the Lewisham RD], of 47, Blackheath Park .


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