Private William Fettis

Private William Fettis, 7th ( Service ) Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. He died in Belgium on 16th November 1917 during the Third Battle of Ypres and is buried in Solferino Farm Cemetery, near Ypres, Flanders, Belgium. The photographs show the dreadful conditions of the battlefield. Incessant artillery barrages had shattered the fragile Flanders drainage systems and heavy rains had worsened the ground conditions.

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