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Rothery, W.J., Pte., 1916

Wheatley Hill: James Pasby

In Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, is the Commonwealth War Grave of 20272 Private William John Rothery serving with the 14th Battalion Durham Light Infantry who died 10/05/1916.

In Wheatley Hill Cemetery is a family headstone which reads:-

In loving memory of
the beloved wife of
John Rothery
who died March 23rd 1916
aged 61 years

At Rest

Also William John their son
killed in action in France
May 10th 1916
aged 36 years

William John Rothery is remembered at Durham on D47.118 at Wheatley Hill on W114.01, W114.02, W114.03 and W114.06

He is also remembered in The DLI Book of Remembrance page 114

The CWGC entry for Private Rothery

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk