Arthur Potter

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Reference WMO/264999


Newport Cemetery

Newport Road




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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Roll of Honour or Book of Remembrance
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Gravespace delineated by four deep chamfered white kerb sections with plain square post to each corner, space capped and covered by green gravel. Headstone and square vase with container within space, family name on bottom kerb. Vertical rectangular headstone has oval top with checks dropping to straight sides and horizontal rectangular base, the whole stands on grey horizontal foundation stone. Latin cross inscribed each side of headstone at top, black lettering to stone centre and both side kerb sections.
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Headstone:- In/ Dearest Memory/ Of/ Anne Potter,/ Died Dec. 29th 1942,/ Aged 62 Years./ Also Of/ Arthur, Her Husband/ Killed In Action/ Sep. 20th 1917, Aged 31 Years./ “The Souls Of The Righteous/ Are In The Hands Of God, And/ There Shall No Torment/ Touch Them.”/ Wisdom 3.V.1. Right kerb:- And Of Their Son Stanley James Potter Died 15th April 1980, Aged 67 Years. Left kerb:- Also His Brother Gordon Arthur Potter, Died 11th January 1985, Aged 72 Years.

Arthur Potter. Private 53403. C Company, 17th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 20th September 1917, aged 31 years. Son of John Potter of 60 Mill Road, Lincoln, Lincs. Husband of Annie Potter (nee Creasey) of 7 Oakleigh Terrace, Long Leys Road, Lincoln, Lincs. Born and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Missing and commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 99 to 102 and 162 to 162A.

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