Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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07/11/2021 Known family: Robert Potter, Margaret E Potter, Robert / Richmond J Potter (born 8th August 1885), James Alexander Potter (born 21st January 1889).
07/11/2021 James Alexander Potter was born on 21st January 1889. He was the younger of at least two children, both born in Caledon.
07/11/2021 James Alexander Potter was the son of Robert and Margaret E Potter. Robert Potter and Margaret Brown were married on 23rd March 1882 in the district of Dungannon.
07/11/2021 Private James Potter arrived in France with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 5th October 1915.
07/11/2021 Private James Potter is buried in the A.I.F. Burial Ground, two kilometres north of the village of Flers in the Department of the Somme. His inscription reads: UNTIL THE DAY DAWNS
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08/02/2017 The CWGC record Private James Alexander Potter as the son of Robert and Maggie E Potter of 81 Snugville Street, Belfast.
08/02/2017 Private James Alexander Potter was serving with in C Company in the 11th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on Saturday 1st July 1916.
08/02/2017 James Potter enlisted in Belfast.
08/02/2017 The 1901 census lists James as age 9, living with the family at house 26 in Albion Street, St George's Ward, Belfast. His father was a carpenter.
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