A memorial to those who served in the 116th Infantry Regiment, "The Stonewall Brigade"
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
CPL Lester Evard Potterfield
courtesy of Anne Cady
CPL Lester Evard Potterfield was born 4 Aug 1895, probably in Piqua, Ohio to Charles E. and Philippa H. (Benner) Potterfield. His father was a skilled iron worker and moved from Ohio to work in a foundry in Alexandria, Virginia.
After entering the service, Lester was assigned to D Company 116th Infantry. CPL Potterfield was killed in action on 9 Oct 1918.