|1. Memorial:||Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery||XVII. G. 6. Souchez|
|2. Memorial:||The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour||23A GQS|
Awards & Titles:
Family :Son of Mrs. Isabella Fraser, of 8, Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh.
Agent, Valparaiso (1912).
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit :||9/Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)|
|Action :||The Arras Offensive and associated actions|
The Dundee Courier of the 16th September 1915 reports his commission. "ARMY PROMOTIONS ... Black Watch. - The following to be temporary second lieutenants:- Osward Campbell Fraser, Alexander Marshall ..." etc.
The Daily Record of the 20th April, 1917 reports that he is "Killed in Action" and that he is of 8, Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh, together with the portrait image used as his profile picture.
9 April - 16 June 1917. The Arras Offensive consisted of a series of linked attacks starting with the Anglo Canadian assault on the dominant Vimy Ridge feature through the battles in the Scarpe River valley and up to the assaults on the Hindenburg line in the summer of 1917.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Lodge of Harmony No. 1411 E.C.||South America (South)|
1st March 1909
12th April 1909
24th May 1909
Oswald was initiated under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts, into Bethseda Lodge at Valparaiso. His membership card shows his ceremony dates as recorded on this record. It further explains his place and date of birth and that he is a traveller. He joined Harmony Lodge No. 1411 on the 8th October 1912.
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
Researcher : Bruce Littley