Arthur “Art” Pottle is the last known Brunswicker to have served in a special Second-World-War military unit. Tim Roszell has more.
Family and friends are gathering in Saint John to remember the life of Ret. Sgt. Arthur “Art” Pottle.
Pottle passed away Sunday at the Ridgewood Veterans Wing. He was 98.
He is the last known New Brunswicker to have served in the First Special Service Force, a highly-trained unit of Canadian and U.S. soldiers carrying out secretive and dangerous missions against the Germans in the Second World War, nicknamed the Devil’s Brigade.