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Trooper Potts VC Memorial

Frederick William Owen Potts
Reading 1892 - Reading 1943
English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces
(Wikipedia)
Tom Murphy
Singer / Morris Singer / William Morris (London)
2015

Reading /  Trooper Potts VC Memorial   Reading /  Trooper Potts VC Memorial

Description

Statue group showing Trooper Fred Potts rescuing Trooper Arthur Andrews at the Battle of Scimitar Hill, Gallipoli, 1915. For this action Potts was awarded the Victoria Cross.
Unveiled on 4 October 2015.

Inscription(s)

TROOPER FREDERICK WILLIAM OWEN POTTS VC
GALLIPOLI AUGUST 21-23 1915

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Sculptor tom murphy 2015
Morris-Singer founders

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Item Code: gbse199; Photograph: 20 March 2019
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