Lance Corporal Richard Potts

13 Nov 1944

Lance Corporal Richard Potts was the son of Richard and Mary Potts, and husband of Kathleen Potts, of Goosnargh, Lancashire. He served as a Driver with the Motor Transport for HQ Troop, 1st Airborne Recce Squadron, Reconnaissance Corps and took part in the Battle of Arnhem, during Op Market Garden.

Lance Corporal Potts died of wounds sustained during the Battle on 13 November 1944, aged 29 years old. He is now buried at Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Arnhem.


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