FRASER, William George
(Service number 21810)

First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 3 February 1895 Place of Birth Rotherham, North Canterbury

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Lyalldale, St Andrews
Occupation Farm labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin J. FRASER (father), Lyalldale, St Andrews, South Canterbury
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 16th Reinforcements, J Company
Date 20 August 1916
Transport Navua
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Railway servant


Date 17 August 1956 Age 61 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 47, Plot 425
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

William George Fraser was the Youngest son of James and Sarah Long Stafford Fraser. He left Timaru with the South Canterbury quota of the 16th Reinforcements on 3 May 1916. He married Minnie Elizabeth Marshall in 1921.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [19 May 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [21 May 2019]; Timaru Herald, 2 May 1916 (Papers Past) [02 August 2016]

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