|Place of birth||Yarram Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs C A Fraser, Morwell, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Divisional Ammunition Column (Sept-Oct 1914)|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Trench Mortar Battery|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'Valuable services in assisting to extinguish dump fire, showing conspicuous courage and dvotion to duty.'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'At INFERNO DUMP, North of ZILLEBEKE on the night of 27th October, 1917, the N.C.O. and two men named [FRASER and 3257 William Henry SUTHERLAND] were on Guard at this Dump and at about 9.0'clock p.m. it was set on fire by an enemy incendiary shell. Although several boxes of ammunition had exploded they started to put out the fire by throwing burning boxes into shell holes full of water and by pouring water on the dump which was alight in several places. After much exertion, and with the assistance of the remaining members of Y.I.A. Battery, (the party in charge of the dump) who quickly came to their assistance, the fire was extinguished. The three mentioned men were utterly fearless in a time of great danger, showing splendid courage and devotion to duty.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Fawkner Cemetery|