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Fothergill, W.T., Lieut., 1918
In Villers-Bretonneaux Military Cemetery, Somme, France, is the Commonwealth War Grave of Lieutenant Wilfred Thompson Fothergill, serving with the Royal Air Force, who died 20/08/1918.

Simon Glancey has submitted the following:

Lt. Fothergill, aged 19, was the pilot of Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.8 C2596 of No. 5 Squadron, which was shot down by an anti-aircraft shell, with the loss of both Lt. Fothergill, and his observer, Lt. George William Hugh Parlee, aged 33.

He is remembered in Blyth on B42.24 and at Cowpen on C58.02 and C58.03

The CWGC entry for Lieutenant Fothergill

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