• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: IMP0286

Potter, Florence Mary

(1887 – 1979)
  • Born 6 October, 1887, Geelong Victoria Australia
  • Died 8 April, 1979, Ringwood Victoria Australia
  • Occupation Typist


Florence Potter served as a Typist in the Adjutant-General’s Branch of the Department of Army, Melbourne (1915-1938). From 1938 she served as Typist-in Charge of the Branch, retiring in October 1952. She was awarded the Imperial Service Medal 19 November 1954 in recognition of her work as Typist-in-Charge in the Army Department.

Florence was born Florence Mary (not Florence May, as stated in her honours citation) to William Henry Potter and Mary Markham in Geelong in 1887.

Published resources

Archival resources

  • National Archives of Australia, National Office, Canberra
    • Honours and Awards - Imperial Service Medals - Date of Award: 19 November 1954