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Finlay David Fraser

In memory of:

Captain Finlay David Fraser

August 12, 1916

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)


4th Bn.

Additional Information

Son of Robert Innes Fraser and Annabella Fraser, of Brantford, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 88 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. J. I.


Wimereux is a small town situated about 5 kilometres north of Boulogne. From Boulogne take the A16 to Calais and come off at Junction 4. Take the road to Wimereux north, D242, for approximately 2 kilometres, following the road through the roundabout. Take the first turn on the left immediately after the roundabout and the WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY lies approximately 200 metres down this road on the left hand side. The Commonwealth War Graves are situated to the rear of the communal cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram August 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Brantford Expositor 1916. Submitted or the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Brantford Expositor 1915. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Hamilton Spectator 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Roll of Service– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Photo of Finlay David Fraser– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1916.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Roll of Honour
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Grave marker
  • Memorial Room– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; submitted by K. Parks, Alumni Affairs.
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto between 1919-1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War.  The name of Capt. F. D. Fraser 4th Bn is among the 628 names carved on the Memorial Screen, which can be seen at photo left. Photo:  K. Parks, Alumni Affairs.

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