In memory of

Flying Officer

John Foster Potter

who died on 11 Apr 1944

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Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 550 Squadron, Royal Air Force
  Rank Flying Officer
  Service number J23136
  Date of death 19440411
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  J23136 Flying Officer (No. 550 Squadron RAF bomb aimer) John Foster Potter (b.1921) of Regina was KIA 19440411 and is buried at Achiet-le-Petit communal cemetery northeast of Bapaume, Pas-de-Calais, France. Potter's Lancaster did not return from a night raid on Aulnoye. He was the son of Archibald and Victoria B. (Foster) Potter who retired to the west coast during the war. John attended Victoria school and Balfour Tech and went straight from school to the RCAF late in 1940.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location Achiet-le-Petit communal cemetery northeast of Bapaume, Pas-de-Calais, France    

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  Honour roll location(s) Regina
  Geo-memorial Potter Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 56.7333°N / 107.6333°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 74B12
  Geo-memorial details Southeast of Black Birch Lake.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19210916
  Place of birth Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19401028
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation student
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