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Private Fred Partridge
8976 1st Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment

Son of Mr and Mrs Walter Partridge

Died 20th August 1916

Aged 24 years

Commemorated at Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt L'Abbe
Grave 111. F.15.

Born Wollaston. 1901 living in Wall Terrace, Wollaston with father, Walter aged 31, mother, Minnie aged 28, sisters Florence 7 and Annie 4, and brother William 2. He was a regular soldier; in 1911 he was in barracks in Malta with 2nd Northants as a private and was promoted to Cpl during WWI.
Rushden Echo, 19th March 1915, transcribed by Kay Collins

Irchester Soldier Wounded
Intimation has been received at Irchester that Private F Partridge, of Irchester, was wounded on March 12. Two days before, a postcard was received saying he was quite well.

Rushden Echo, 15th September 1916, transcribed by Kay Collins

Irchester Man’s Death
Private Fred Partridge Succumbs to Wounds
Mrs Walter Partridge, Irchester, has received new that her son, Private Fred Partridge, Northants Regt., has succumbed to wounds in the chest received in France on August 25th. The late Pte. Partridge, who was 24 years of age, had been previously wounded on March 15th last year, and was sent back to the western front in the following September. He had served upwards of eight years with the colours.

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