Remembered with honour Thiepval Memorial: Pier and Face 16B and 16C.
He enlisted in London; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914 Star medals, his qualifying date being 7 November 1914, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Edward’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of James Samuel and Adelaide (nee HICKS) POTTER.
His parents married 22 September 1881 at St Andrew’s, Enfield, Middx. Adelaide died 1926 in Watford aged 66, and was buried 28 January in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; James died 1 October 1943 in Watford aged 85, and was buried 6 October, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
Edward was born c1881 in Enfield, and resided in Watford.
On the 1881, 1891 and 1901 Census, he is proving elusive. On the 1911 census, a Rifleman aged 30, 2nd Battalion Rifle Brigade, he was stationed in Fort William.
Date of death01/07/1916
Age at death17
Place of death
NotesHis brother James died 26 August 1917 and also features on this Roll of Honour
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)