Sunday 22 March 2009

Private Elbert Thurlow Frazer

Born on 9 June 1896 in Ottawa, Ontario - son of W.F. Frazer, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as father, trade as woodworker, single, no current or previous military service, Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 4 inches, chest of 35 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, light brown hair.

Joined the 207th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, as a bugler on 29 April 1916 (number 246183) - taken on the strength of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry on 18 April 1918 - transferred to the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 5 or 6 June 1918 - killed in action on 1 September 1918 - buried in Wancourt British Cemetery (grave VIII.D.5), France.

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