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Private Fred Arthur Panter

9283 1st Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment

Son of Mr Thomas & Mrs Emma Panter

Aged 21 years

Died 8th January 1915

Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Panel 28-30.


Born at Desborough, enlisted at Rushden.

His mother Mrs E M Northcote (formerly Panter), emigrated to Canada.

The Rushden Echo Friday 19 February 1915, transcribed by Nicky Bates

Rushden Soldier Killed - Pte Fred Panter - A Victim of the War

Pte Fred Panter, of the 1st Northants Regt., was, according to an intimation received from the War Office, killed in action on Jan. 8th. His mother formerly lived in Washbrook-road, Rushden, but for the last two years has resided in Canada. Prior to joining the Army, Pte Panter was employed in the shoe trade, and he worked in the factory of Messrs. Nurrish and Pallet, Rushden. Deceased was 21 years of age in April.

Evening Telegraph, Saturday 20th February 1915, transcribed by John Collins.

Rushden Man Killed in Action

We are sorry to learn that Private Fred Panter, of the 1st Northants, a Rushden man, has been officially reported killed. His mother used to reside in Washbrook-road, Rushden, but emigrated two years ago to Canada. The War Office stated that he was killed in action on January 8th.


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