SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - On August 10, Monmouth Drive received a new name plate in honor of Korean War Veteran Roger Potts. Potts Drive now sits above the Monmouth Drive street sign to honor Potts for his service to both the United States Army and the township of South Brunswick.
Potts was born in Princeton, but lived in Monmouth Junction for the majority of his life. The Korean War vet was one of the founding members of the Monmouth Junction First Aid and Rescue Squad. He enlisted in the army in 1953 and was honorably discharged in 1955. Potts was awarded the National Defense Medal and the Good Conduct Medal for his time with the army. He was a proud American and organized Monmouth Junction's Fourth of July parades for years along with serving on South Brunswick Zoning Board, Planning Board and Health Board. Potts passed away on September 3, 2018.