John Daniel Potter (Background prior to enlistment (Who was his next of…
John Daniel Potter
Background prior to enlistment
Who was his next of kin?
Birth Year: 1884
Where did he enlist?
Did he have a religion? What was his religion?
How old was he when he enlisted?
How was his life before enlistment?
What year did he enlist?
Reasons for enlistment
Was his enlistment compulsory or voluntary?
Why did he enlist?
Impact of enlistment on their local community
How did their experience affect the family?
Did anyone else in his family enlist?
I wonder what happened to the town when all the young men left?
Who took charge of the jobs left vacant after the young men left?
Places where they fought
What locations did he and his unit go to go to?
Gallipoli or Western Front?
did he follow his unit all the way or did he stray?
The experiences of your soldiers (Gallipoli or Western Front)
Was he injured during the War?
Did he perish in action or old age?
Did he return Safely?
Did he develop a trauma (PTSD) from the War?