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Albert James Potier

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert James AWMM
  • Surname
    Potier AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Potter AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 8863 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1882 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R. Potier (mother), Fielding, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 8863 AWMM
  • Military service
    Manchester Rifles (9 months) AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa 7 April 1902 AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
    TrenthamUpper Hutt AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 6 inches AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      11 stone 3 pounds AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Surname incorrectly listed as Potter by National Archives New Zealand until February 2010. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 June 1945 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 63 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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