1st Lt. Wilfred Potis

(May 17, 1945) -- 1st Lt. Wilfred Potis, 28, son of Mrs. Charlotte H. Potis of Hornblower Avenue, was killed in England in an aircraft accident on April 26.

His wife, Dorothy, received the telegram the day after V-E day, when victory was declared in Europe.

Lt. Potis was the pilot of a B-24 Liberator, stationed with the 8th Air Force in England.

His last letter was written April 25 after he completed his 34th mission, the finale for the Eighth Air Force.

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