David Potts Jr.

David Potts Jr.      David Potts, Jr., Fact Sheet

PARENTS

Father: David Potts ~ born in England about 1863; a Carpenter
Mother: Annie Potts ~ born in England about 1871; a Housewife

CHILDREN

Edwin L. Potts   ~ born in Cheshire, England, on 04 July 1897
David Potts, Jr. ~ born in Cheshire, England, on 23 December 1898
John W. Potts    ~ born in the Bronx, New York, about 1901
Barbara Potts    ~ born in the Bronx, New York, about 1903
Jeanette Potts   ~ born in the Bronx, New York, about 1905

RESIDENCES

Father, Mother, and first two Sons immigrated to the United States in 1899
1900 Federal Census:  The Bronx, New York
1910 Federal Census:  12 Second Street in Rye, New York
1915 NY State Census: 12 Second Street in Rye, New York
1920 Federal Census:  261 Barry Avenue in Mamaroneck, New York

MILITARY SERVICE

03 April 1918: Enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps (at age 20)

Served as a Private in Company S, 2nd Caisson Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment

02 November 1918: Killed in action in the Argonne Forrest, France

Buried in the Meuse-Argonne Cemetery: Plot D, Row 43, Grave 17

AWARDS & DECORATIONS

Purple Heart
World War I Victory Medal with AMeuse-Argonne@ Clasp
New York State Service Medal