With the Somerset Light Infantry, William Mayes Fry 2nd Lieutenant William Mayes Fry received Royal Aero Club Aviator's Certificate 3003 on a Maurice Farman biplane at Military School, Birmingham on 24 May 1916.
Listed as William Mays Fry in some sources.
Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
Military Cross (MC)
T./2nd Lt. (T./Lt.) William Mayes Fry, Gen. List and R.F.C.
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion duty. Diving to a very low altitude, and under heavy fire, he emptied all his ammunition into the retreating enemy. During the last month he has brought down four hostile machines. He has done consistent good work as a pilot.