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Simon FRASER

Regimental number3101
Place of birthByaduk, Victoria
SchoolByaduk State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressPeter Fraser, Byaduk, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinBrother, Peter Fraser, Brisbane Hill, Hamilton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for about 10 years in the Victorian Mounted Rifles, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name22nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).
Recommendation date: 12 October 1916

FateKilled in Action 11 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death39

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