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Michael Arbuthnot FRASER

Regimental number1068
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolNewcastle East State School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAuctioneer
AddressSt George, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ruth Ann Fraser, Newcastle PO, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWas well known to Colonel J L Beeston, Newcastle. Deceased was a prominent business man in Newcastle for 16 years and was an Alderman of that City's Council for 7 years and was also Secretary of the Agricultural Society for the same period.
FateDied of wounds 11 June 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death49
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row P, Grave No. 9), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary Livingstone FRASER; husband of Ruth Ann FRASER, 22 Ormond Street, Paddington, New South Wales. Native of Newcastle, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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