63 - RECORDS OF THE MEN OF LOCHBROOM
Captain ANDREW KNOWLES FRASER, M.C.,
4th Bn. The Seaforth Highlanders
Eldest son of Major Fraser, C.M.G., Leckmelm. Grandson of the late Capt. John Fraser of Balnain and Farraline.
|Elected Scholar of Winchester College
|Gained an open Scholarship for Christ Church, Oxford
|Enlished in the 4th Seaforths
||3rd Aug. 1914 |
||4rd Aug. 1914 |
|Received a Commission
||2nd Sept. 1914
|Proceeded to France
||5th Nov. 1914
|Twice wounded at the Chemical Works, Roeux,
where he was in Command of No. 3 Company
|23rd April 1917.
|For his services that day received the M.C.
|Returned to France
|Killed in action at Fontaine Nôtre Dame, while fighting a rearguard action
||22nd Nov. 1917.
Had his father and two brothers serving –
- Major James Fraser, C.M.G., 4th Seaforths. Three times mentioned in dispatches.
- Lieut. John Fraser, R.N., H.M.S. Lance, and later in command of a submarine. Wounded.
- Capt. Simon K. Fraser, M.C., 9th Seaforths. Wounded.
“In God have I put my trust: I will not be afraid what man can do unto me.“
- Psalm ivi:II.