John Fraser

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 27076
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 01.12.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: VI.E.19.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Aberfeldy
  • Address: 58 Coupar St, Lochee
  • Occupation: J & A. D. Grimmond, Bowbridge Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Catherine Fraser, “Simprim”, Meigle

  • Father:

    Andrew Fraser, “Simprim”, Meigle

  • Siblings:


  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Fraser

John Fraser   27076   K.O.S.B.


Mrs Andrew Fraser, 70 Caldrum Street, Dundee, has been informed that her second eldest son, Private John Fraser, K.O.S.B., died of wounds on 1st December.  Previous to joining the forces Private Fraser, who was eighteen years of age, was in the employment of J & A. D. Grimond, Ltd., Bowbridge Works, Dundee.

Deceased’s father is serving in France, while his brother, who was wounded, is about to return to the front.

Dundee Courier 20th December 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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