In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


John Wallace Potter


Telegraphist, RCNVR


Born: 10 Mar 1922


Died: 19 Oct 2022 age 100


POTTER, John Wallace (Potts, Gramps, Potter, Dad, Uncle Jack and Jack) - passed away peacefully at the age of 100 years and 7 months. A WWII veteran of the Royal Canadian Navy who served in HMCS REGINA and HMCS MONTREAL. He has now joined his loving wife, daughter, grandson and great grandson. John will be greatly missed by his 2 daughters, son in law, grandchildren, great grandchildren and the many friends and family who love him dearly. John's family would like to thank the staff at the Village of Riverside Glen for the care he received over the years. The world has lost an incredible man. They truly broke the mould when they made him. His hugs and stories will be greatly missed. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Dominion Command Poppy Trust Fund. (The Guelph Mercury Tribune 22 Oct 2022)


Ships served in:

HMCS REGINA - Served in REGINA in 1943 as a Tel





Tel John Potter onboard HMCS REGINA



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