18th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers

Private Fred Linger

Pte Fred Linger, 57693, 18th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, died on November 15th, 1917, from wounds sustained on the battlefield the previous day. He was buried in a French cemetery on November 16th.

The son of Walter and Kate Linger, of 123 Biscot Road, Luton, he had enlisted in the East Anglian Royal Engineers at the outbreak of war and had been drafted to the Front with the Northumberlands just two months before his death.

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