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Lt Col, The Rev Donald Fraser, DSO

Army Chaplains' Department
Killed in an Accident, France and Flanders, 2nd June 1918, aged 42

  • Buried: Couin New British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave A.2
  • Awarded: Distinguished Service Order
  • Son of Alexander and Ann Fraser of Auchgate, Cannich, Beauly, Inverness-shire
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Polesworth Baptist Church

Links to Relevant Information

Military, Census and Family History Information

  • Born c1875 at Clackmanan, Inverness
  • Lived at 23 Gungate, Tamworth [1911 & 1918]
  • Employed as a Baptist Minister at Polesworth, Tamworth [1901 & 1911]
  • The Distinguished Service Order was granted in the 1917 King George V Birthday Honours List. Click here for more

    The Circumstances of Rev Fraser's Death
    According to the Great War Forum he was returning by motor from a church parade when the car he was travelling in was caught between two lorries, he was thrown out and later died.

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