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John Beveridge Fotheringham

In memory of:

Lieutenant John Beveridge Fotheringham

July 7, 1917

Military Service




Air Force


Royal Flying Corps


45th Sqdn.

Additional Information


March 20, 1891
Ottawa, Ontario


December 9, 1915
Montreal, Quebec

Son of George B. and Elizabeth Fotheringham, of Ottawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 239 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:



The Arras Flying Services Memorial is in the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, which is in the Boulevard du General de Gaulle in the western part of the town of Arras, near the Citadel, approximately 2 kilometres due west of the railway station.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Inscription– Arras Flying Services Memorial … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Arras Flying Services Memorial– Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of John Fotheringham– Killed in an encounter with enemy planes on July 7th 1917, age 25. No known grave. Commemorated in name on the Arras Memorial, France.
  • Honour Roll– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.
  • Photo of John Beveridge Fotheringham– McGill University Archives, Old McGill 1916
  • Group Photo– John Beveridge Fotheringham (centre), with his cousin, John Popham Fotheringham (left).
  • Arras Flying Services Memorial– Having no known grave, Lieutenant John Beveridge Fotheringham is commemorated on the Flying Service Memorial, Arras, France.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source: McGill Daily October 1, 1917

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