Private Fred Linger

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

15 Nov 1917

War time / or Pre War occupation

Office clerk


Clark's Engineering Works

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

123 Biscot Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

St Martin Calvaire British Cemetery
St Martin-sur-Cojeul

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 29th November 1917
Pte 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.

Fred, along with his parents and three brothers and three sisters, had previously lived at 27 Ashton Road, Luton. He had been employed as an office boy by the Clark's Engineering Works.

Individual Location

Pte Fred Linger

Author: Deejaya

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