This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Edinburgh
- Service no: 6426
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion, 'G' Company
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 33
- Date of Death: 22.10.1914
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 12 & 13
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Crieff
- Address: 4 McVicars Lane, Dundee
Christina Kemp Fraser, 138 Perth Rd, Dundee
John Fraser, 138 Perth Rd, Dundee
More about John Fraser
John has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial. He was the brother of Gunner William Fraser, 120908, 320th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, who died of sickness, 17.11.1918.
DUNDEE RESERVIST KILLED IN ACTION.
Private J. Fraser of the 1st Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers, a Dundee reservist, has died a soldier’s death.
The sad intimation was received from the War Office yesterday by his mother, who resides at 4 M’Vicar’s Lane, Perth Road, in answer to inquiry she made, Mrs Fraser had not heard from her son for a considerable time, and becoming anxious she wrote to the War Office, and received the reply that he was killed in action at Ypres on 22nd October. Private Fraser was unmarried and served through the South African War. He was 33 years of age.
Dundee Courier 2nd January 1915
Additional Information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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