POTTS Ralph Marley 17022

LEST WE FORGET

Sergeant Ralph Marley POTTS

Service No: 17022
Born: Kalgoorlie WA, 14 February 1906
Enlisted in the RAAF: 25 June 1940
Unit: No. 14 Squadron, RAAF Station Pearce WA
Died: Ground Accident, Kalgoorlie WA, 16 August 1945, Aged 39 Years
Buried: Karrakatta War Cemetery WA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Ralph and Isabella Potts, husband of Ivy Hilda Potts, of Shenton Park.
Roll of Honour: Perth WA
Remembered: Panel 100, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

Sergeant Potts, a Fitter IIE, was killed in a ground accident at Kalgoorlie on 16 August 1945 when he was struck by a bus.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (Perth) On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9301, 17022