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James POTTS

Private 49116 James POTTS of 1st Bn., Cheshire Regiment, (Formerly 4062, 6th (2 Res.)Bn., Cheshire Regiment)

Killed in Action Tuesday 26th September 1916, France , age 18

Of:1 Bottom Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1898, Newton, Cheshire
Parents:Charlotte Potts and James (Jim) Potts of 1 Bottom Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:
Occupation:Outworker Labourer (Calico)
He enlisted in:Glossop, Derbyshire
Remembered on:Grave/Panel Pier and Face 3 C and 4 A of the memorial in Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
Link with Hyde:Lived in Hyde

Notes:Named as Jim Potts and born in Godley, Cheshire in Census.

(Some records incorrectly show the address as Newton, Lancashire.   See our notes on County Confusion. )