Rufus Andy Potter was born 4 February 1889, Shouns, Johnson County, Tennessee to Otha Potter and Martha M. Howard. He was killed in action on 11 November 1918 during the Meuse Argonne Offensive.

Pvt Potter was initially buried at Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France. Reinterred September 15, 1921 at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, European, 2834.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 4 February 1889
  • Date of death: 11 November 1918
  • County: Johnson
  • Hometown: Jonesboro
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Company K, 316th Infantry Regiment, 79th Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Battles: Meuse-Argonne Offensive
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar III, Bottom Panel
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