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Memorial details

Memorial type
Street
District
Reading
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 April 2014
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66306
Current location

Trooper Potts Way
Northern Interchange
Reading Station
Reading
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 8BT
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 71539 73975
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A street renamed in memory of Trooper Frederick Potts VC, with an associated road sign.
Inscription
TROPPER POTTS WAY/ FREDERICK WILLIAM OWEN POTTS VC/ GALLIPOLI 21 - 23 AUGUST 1915.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Potts, Frederick
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Street / Road
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Reference

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