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Fraser, Samuel (1922A)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 33 years 4 months

Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 28 March 1916 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 1922A            view online service record

252 Graham Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
James Fraser (brother)
252 Graham Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Saturday, 8 July 1916
Ship: HMAT Ajana A31
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 57th Infantry Battalion – 3rd Reinforcements

KIA: Monday, 2 September 1918
Place: France

Brothers: Martin Fraser and James Fraser (NOK)

Private, 60 Infantry, killed in action 2 September, 1918, France, aged 37, commemorated Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, France.

Parents: Peter and Catherine FRASER, born Port Melbourne, educated Nott Street SS, family shown in Graham Street, his father as a baker. Fraser was also a baker, 35 years of age with his father then at 252 Graham Street. A younger brother, 2800, Martin FRASER (DCM, MM) enlisted from same address. The circular was returned by a third brother James at 252. A Death Notice (The Argus, 25 September, 1918) have Samuel as “… loving brother of James, William, Margaret, Catherine, David and Corp Martin (on active service) and again as the fiancée of Bella Ross, “Loch Ness”, Footscray.

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