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Full Name: Geoffrey Erle Fraser
Rank Last Held: Trooper
Forename(s): Geoffrey Erle
Surname: Fraser
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 11/254
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Trooper
Next of Kin: C.T. Fraser (brother), Timaru, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Takapu Street, Waipiro Bay, New Zealand
Military District: Wellington
Body on Embarkation: Main Body
Embarkation Unit: Wellington Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date: 16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT6
Vessel: Orari
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 245
Last Unit Served: Wellington Mounted Rifles
Place of Death: Malta
Date of Death: 20 September 1915
Age at Death: 26
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference: B. XIII. 5.
Biographical Notes: Geoffrey Fraser was the son of Charlton S. and Minnie Fraser, of Timaru, New Zealand. His brother Capt. D. P. Fraser also fell.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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