Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Gordon Potts

In memory of:

Private James Gordon Potts

August 19, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

602075

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

60th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 2, 1891

Commemorated on Page 150 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. J. 3.

Location:

RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND (Transport Farm) is located 2 Km south east of Ieper town centre, on the Komenseweg, a road connecting Ieper to Komen (N336). From Ieper town centre the Komenseweg is located via the Rijselsestraat, through the Rijselpoort (Lille Gate) and crossing the Ieper ring road, towards Armentieres and Lille. The road name then changes to Rijselseweg. 1 Km along the Rijselseweg lies the left hand turning onto Komenseweg. The cemetery itself is located 1.2 Km along the Komenseweg on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Grave Marker– Railway Dugouts Burial Ground … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Stone of Remembrance– Railway Dugouts Burial Ground … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Cemetery ... Railway Dugouts Burial Ground … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Galt War Memorial– The Cambridge (Galt) War Memorial, Queen's Square, Cambridge, Ontario.  Circa 1930. Frances Loring and William Lyon Somerville.

Inscribed:"TO THEM ALL HONOUR / GUARD YE THEIR VICTORY / 1914-1918 / 1939-1945 / 1950-1953."
  • Close-up of Galt War Memorial– Detail of the Cambridge (Galt) War Memorial.
  • Photo of James Gordon Potts– In memory of the men and women who went to war from the Waterloo area and did not return. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir - Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 - 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection. 

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Waterloo Memorial Booklet– In memory of the men and women who went to war from the Waterloo area and did not return. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir - Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 - 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection. 

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Cemetery located approximately 3 kilometres to the south of Ieper, Belgium. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens 2010)
  • Railway Dugouts Burial Ground– The Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Cemetery, located approximately 3 kilometres to the south of Ieper, Belgium. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)

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