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George Henry Potts

George Henry Potts was born on December 5, 1949 and joined the Armed Forces while in Detroit, MI.

He served as a 11D10 in the Army, and attained the rank of PFC/E3.

On June 2, 1971, at the age of 21, George Henry Potts perished in the service of our country in South Vietnam, Quang Tri.


George Potts was being used as a substitute driver on 30.While trying to cross a stream, the track detonated a very large mine directly under the driver's hatch. The track wound up upside down in the river. Potts was killed instantly. [Anon]


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