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Annie Louisa BLEASE
(1880 - )

F/O Ronald POTTS
(~1916 - )
 bd.  About 1916
 dd.  Deceased, age not recorded
 occ.  Researcher in cotton industry
Publican at Stop & Rest Inn in Oswaldtwistle
 mil.  Flying trainer in RAF (Sunderland Flying Boats)
 res.  UK
 src.   [43]
 dd.  Deceased, age not recorded
 res.  UK
 src.   [43]

Notes for Ronald POTTS

17 September 1943:

"Promoted in Canada.

F/O Ronald POTTS, RAF. Younger son of Mr & Mrs Harry Potts, of 2 Water Street, Bollington, after a training course of 6 months duration in Canada has now attained the rank of Flying Officer.

He is still in Canada and is a flying instructor.

F/O POTTS is 27 years of age and joined the RAF about 2 and a half years ago. He married Miss Isobel THOMPSON of Oswaldtwistle. At the completion of a training course in November his wife and parents expect him home in the new year.

In his early days he was employed by the Fine Cotton Spinners [and Doublers] Association at the research department. Leaving here he became a textile specialist at the British Enka, Aintree, Liverpool. F/O POTTS is well known in the district. He was a member of Bollington Cross Football Team."

Notes for Isobel THOMPSON

Of Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire UK


43.  Email, James Hough, 25 November 2010

Family record last updated: 23 April 2013

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