Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Gibson Laurier Fraser

In memory of:

Lieutenant James Gibson Laurier Fraser

March 4, 1918

France

Military Service


Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

16th Bn.

Citation(s):

British War Medal, Victory Medal.

Additional Information


Born:

September 14, 1895
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

February 16, 1916
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Son of former Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, Duncan Cameron Fraser and Bessie Grant (nee Graham) Fraser, of 120 Athebasca Street East, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Brother of Annie, Sarah, Alistair, Margaret, George, and Harvey Fraser.

His sister Matron Margaret Fraser was killed on June 27, 1918. His brother Alistair Fraser, served as Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia from 1952 to 1958.

Commemorated on Page 410 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

V. B. 1.

Location:

Bully is approximately 20 kilometres north of Arras. From Arras, take the D937 towards Bethune. At Sains-en-Gohelle, turn right onto the D166E towards Bully. At the first (Casimir Beugret) roundabout, turn right into the Rue Ferdinand Marche. The Cemetery (known locally as the 'Cimetiere de Bully-les-Mines') is 200 metres down this road on the right. The Commonwealth war graves plot is reached via 'Allee 8'.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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