Saturday 21 March 2009

Private Ronald James Fraser

Born on 21 May 1897 in Burnstown, Ontario - son of T. Fraser, Burnstown, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Burnstown, Ontario, trade as farmer, single, no current or previous military service, Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 4.5 inches, weight of 135 pounds, chest of 35 inches fully expanded, ruddy complexion, blue eyes, dark brown hair.

Joined the 240th Battalion, CEF, in Renfrew, Ontario, on 30 November 1916 (number 1042463) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 or 11 November 1917 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

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