George Fraser

Military Information

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  • Rank: Engineers Steward
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  • Regiment/Service: S.S. Ladoga
  • Unit/Ship: Mercantile Marine
  • Place of Death: Lost at Sea
  • Age at Death: 17
  • Date of Death: 16.04.1918
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  • Cemetery: Tower Hill Memorial, London
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Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Middleton
  • Address: 36 Carmichael St, Dundee
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  • Mother:

    Jane Gordon Fraser (nee Grant) 18 West Bowling Green St, Perth

  • Father:

    George Fraser, 18 West Bowling Green St, Perth

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More about George Fraser

George has no known grave but is remembered on the Tower Hill Memorial. He was serving aboard S.S. Ladoga, built by S. P. Austin & Son, Ltd., Sunderland in 1914 and owned at the time of her loss by W. Thomson & Co., Leith, was a British steamer of 1917 tons.

On April 16th, 1918, Ladoga, on a voyage from Bilbao to Maryport with a cargo of ore, was sunk by the German submarine UB-73 (Karl Neureuther), 15 miles southeast from the South Arklow lightvessel. 29 persons were lost

Information supplied by Gary Thomson

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