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Regimental number1269
Place of birthBannockburn, Stirlingshire, Scotland
SchoolDenny Public School, Denny, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia46
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinFather, Alexander Fraser, 32 Toronto Road, Telford Essex, England
Previous military serviceServed in the British Army - 3 years in the Scots Guards and 17 years in the Seaforth Highlanders.
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentColour SGT
Unit name16th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death46
Age at death from cemetery records46
Place of burialSt Sever Cemetery (Plot B, Row 35, Grave No. 18), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Rachel Gordon Machray FRASER, Bannockburn, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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