Private William Fettis

Private William Fettis, 7th ( Service ) Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. He was killed in action in Belgium on 16th November 1917 during the Battle of Third Ypres and is buried in Solferino Farm Cemetery, nr. Ypres, Flanders, Belgium. The photographs show the state of the Flanders battlefield where the drainage systems had been destroyed by the incessant shelling and flooded by the autumnal rains.

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