Alfred Richard POTTER

Male 1883 - 1945  (62 years)


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  • Name Alfred Richard POTTER 
    Buried 26 Mar 1645  Karrakatta Cemetery, Railway Road, Karrakatta, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Born 1883  Prahran, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Obituary 24 Mar 1945  Perth, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Daily News 

    • Tobacconist A. R. Potter Dies

      Well known in Perth's tobacco trade, Mr Alfred Richard Potter, of 5 Hill Street, South Perth, died in Perth Hospital early today. He had been ill for some weeks.

      Mr Potter was a member of a family widely known in Western Australia, particularly in Northam. He was in business in Perth for many years and was president of the W.A. Retail Tobacco Association. His tobacconist shop was in C.M.L. Buildings, St George's Terrace.

      He came from Wangaratta, Victoria, with his parents about 50 years ago and has lived here since, except for four years' war service overseas in the last war. He was with the 28th Battalion, was a member of the South Perth sub-branch of the R.S.L.

      At one time he was a leading rifle shot in this State.

      He is survived by a widow, two sons, one of whom is with the A.I.F. and the other lately discharged, and a daughter.

      Funeral will be on Monday.
    Find a Grave link https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/213663303 
    Find a Grave 213663303 
    Died 24 Mar 1945  Perth, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    • West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954), Monday 26 March 1945, page 1

      POTTER.-On March 24, 1945, at Perth Hospital, Alfred Richard, loving husband of Josephine, father of Vincent, Walter and Inez, of 5 Hill-street, South Perth.
      Rest in peace.

      POTTER.-On March 24, 1945, Alfred Richard, dearly loved brother of Bill and brother-in-law of Ida, fond uncle of Bill (RAN), Keith (POW), Mary, Peter, Robert, Elwyn Thomas.
      Sadly missed.

      POTTER.-On March 24, 1945, Alfred Richard dearly loved brother of Walter.
      Treasured memories.

      POTTER.-On March 24, 1945, Alfred Richard, dearly loved brother of Bert and brother-in-law of Gwen, uncle of Joe and brother-in-law of Margaret: uncle of Dorothy (AIF. NG). Audrey and Thelma.
      Sadly missed.
    Person ID I11138  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 31 Oct 2021 

    Father Walter Kemp POTTER,   b. 3 Feb 1854, Kings Lynn, Norfork, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1941, Claremont, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Mary Jane LYNE,   b. Abt 1849, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1943, Claremont, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 94 years) 
    Married 1882  Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6684  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Mar 1645 - Karrakatta Cemetery, Railway Road, Karrakatta, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1883 - Prahran, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Daily News - 24 Mar 1945 - Perth, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Mar 1945 - Perth, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1945 'Tobacconist A.R. Potter Dies', The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950), 24 March, p. 7. (LATE SPORTS), viewed 09 Oct 2021, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article78759934.

    2. [S833] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, (mcb@mcb.wa.gov.au), Alfred Richard POTTER; Date of Death: 24 March 1945; Grave Location: Cemetery: KARRAKATTA CEMETERY; Area or Denomination: ANGLICAN; Section: ZB; Gravesite: 0650.

    3. [S12] Victoria: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Event: births, Registration number: 4718 / 1883, Family name: POTTER, Given name(s): Alfred Richard, Place of event: PRAH, Australia, Mother's name: Mary Jane, Mother's family name at birth: LYNE, Father's Name: Walter Kemp.

    4. [S510] Find A Grave, (http://www.findagrave.com), Memorial no. 213663303.

    5. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1945 'Family Notices', The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950), 24 March, p. 20. (LATE SPORTS), viewed 06 Oct 2021, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article78759915.

    6. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1945 'Family Notices', The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954), 26 March, p. 1. , viewed 06 Oct 2021, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article51734310.

    7. [S833] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, (mcb@mcb.wa.gov.au), Alfred Richard POTTER; Date of Death: 24 March 1945.