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Full Name
James Oswald Potts
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
James Oswald
Surname
Potts
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
15129
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
At sea, lost in the SS Nino Bixio
Date of Death
17 August 1942
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1942
Cause of Death
Died of wounds whilst a Prisoner of War
Cemetery Name
Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
Grave Reference
13. A. 19.
Biographical Notes
  • James Potts was the son of James Oswald and Alice Potts of Christchurch.
  • He was killed when the Nino Bixio, carrying Allied prisoners, was torpedoed.
Sources Used
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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