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Lance Corporal

Thomas Andrew
FRASER

(Nickname)

(Photo)

Born:

1919 Govan, Glasgow, Scotland

Service No.

882124  

Regiment(s):

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE

Military Notes:
Service Record:

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Family Notes:

son  of Richard Brown Gambles Fraser (1897-1969) an electrician  and his wife  Janet Stewart Slater Davidson (1897-1974)  [m. 1918 Govan, Glasgow] Thomas was named after his paternal grandfather.

Civilian Occupation:

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Married:

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Died:

6  June 1944 

Burial:

His  body was interred at Château de Grangues, then later reinterred in 1945 at  Ranville War Cemetery plot 3a, row D grave 2, after a war crimes investigation.

Memorial:

Named on the Grangues memorial stone at L'église de Notre Dame et de Saint Roch, Grangues, Calvados

Links:

Château  de Grangues Inquiry Index (Click)   

Misc:

He  was killed in the crash of a  Stirling IV aircraft, from 620 Squadron RAF Fairford, aircraft registration no. EF295J. The aircraft was hit by flak and caught fire, after several managed to jump out, the aircraft crashed in the grounds of the Château de Grangues.  All survivors of the crash were taken POW, except one who evaded capture. Of the POWs, some were executed, others survived and were liberated in 1945.

 

 

 


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