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John Edward FRASER

Date of birth16 July 1877
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAccountant
Address3 Brighton Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jessie Isabel Fraser, 3 Brighton Stret, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameSignal Troop 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Signal Company
Promotions

Major


Unit: 4th Division Signals Company
Promotion date: 1 May 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).
Recommendation date: 8 October 1916

Distinguished Service Order


Recommendation date: 8 March 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

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