Tuesday 2 September 2014

Ardsley Christ Church Churchyard Richard Vere Potts

Richard is remembered on the family gravestone

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War

Photograph and Monumental Inscription from PN

Grave Location and Inscription: 

In loving memory of  / George POTTS of Ardsley /  who died Aug. 19th 1890 /  aged 37 years /  also his son George Greensmith /  who died Oct. 30th 1886 /  aged 2 years /   Also his wife Emily POTTS  / who died Jan. 9th 1929  / aged 73 years /  Now the labourers task is o'er /  also Richard Vere POTTS / son of the above / killed in action Mesopotamia / 16th Jany 1917 aged 28 years.

Richard is also remembered on the Ardsley, Christ Church, Christ Church Parishioners - WW1 Plaque

He is remembered on the Basra Memorial in Iraq and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.  


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