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Hugh FRASER

Regimental number110
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressBanlia, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Hugh Fraser, Forbes, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameMining Corps 1, Company 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Tunnelling Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Recommendation date: 25 February 1917

FateDied of wounds 31 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Hugh FRASER. Native of Forbes, New South Wales
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He has shown great gallantry in directing the rescuing of buried men while under heavy shell fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 1897
Date: 8 November 1917

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