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1116622   Lance Bombardier Charles Moses Frazer
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 03/02/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 61 (The Denbighshire Yeomanry) Medium Regt., Royal Artillery (British Army)
Died: 29/07/1944 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 20
Summary      
This is at present the ‘best fit’ for the C M Fraser on Moy War Memorial. Charles Moses Frazer was the son of John Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Kathleen Frazer. He was born about 1924 in County Tyrone. Lance Bombardier Moses Charles Frazer served in 61st (Denbighshire Yeomanry) Medium Regiment of the Royal Artillery during World War Two. Lance Bombardier Moses Charles Frazer died of wounds sustained at Normandy on 29th July 1944.
Lance Bombardier Charles Moses Frazer
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This is at present the ‘best fit’ for the C M Fraser on Moy War Memorial.
Charles Moses Frazer was the son of John Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Kathleen Frazer. He was born about 1924 in County Tyrone.
Described as being a quiet lad, he was also said to have been a popular pupil at the Royal School Armagh.
Lance Bombardier Moses Charles Frazer served in 61st (Denbighshire Yeomanry) Medium Regiment of the Royal Artillery during World War Two.
Lance Bombardier Moses Charles Frazer died of wounds sustained at Normandy on 29th July 1944.
From the Ulster Gazette and Armagh Standard dated 11 Aug. 1944:
Charles was the son of Mr and Mrs John Frazer, Killymaddy, Killylea. He was 20 years of age when he died of wounds sustained at Normandy. Described as being a quiet lad, he was also said to have been a popular pupil at the Royal School Armagh.
Lance Bombardier Frazer is buried in La Délivrande War Cemetery in Douvres at Normandy, France. His inscription reads: HE DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE.
It is believed that he is commemorated locally on Moy War Memorial as C M Frazer. However, there is no definitive proof of this.
The CWGC record Lance Bombardier Moses Charles Frazer as the son of John Fitzgerald Frazer and Elizabeth Kathleen Frazer of Killylea, County Armagh, Northern Ireland.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Moy War Memorial Moy Possible listing on Moy War Memorial 54.446895 -6.692367
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1 Fallen Heroes of Normandy CWGC details of Charles Moses Frazer
2 FindAGrave.com Photo of Lance Bombardier Moses Charles Frazer's gravestone
3 Forum discussion (WW2 Talk) Photo of Lance Bombardier Moses Charles Frazer's gravestone
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Lance Bombardier M C Frazer's gravestone can be purchased here
5 Wartime NI - WW2 Brief details of Lance Bombardier Moses Charles Frazer
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