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Charles Alan Fraser

Charles Alan Fraser

Male 1915 - 1994  (79 years)


  • Name Charles Alan Fraser  [1, 2
    Known as "Alan" 
    Birth 06 Apr 1915  Mooi River, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Occupation abt 1934 - 1973  Army Officer, SAAF  [2
    • Lieutenant-General Charles 'Pop' Fraser joined the South African Army as a part-time Active Citizen Force soldier in 1934. In World War II he commanded 6th Field Regiment, South African Artillery (ex Cape Field Artillery) from 21 Oct 1944. He served as Chief of the Army from 1966 to 1967, and as GOC Joint Combat Forces from 1967 to 1973. [Wikipedia, citing Standard Encyclopaedia of Southern Africa].
    Marriage Sep 1939  Mooi River, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Nancy Frances Margaret Ford,   b. 06 Apr 1912, Melbourne, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1986, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Post/Rank/Title - 1973  Lieut-General  [2
    Occupation aft 1973  Diplomat  [2
    • South Africa Ambassador to Iran [2]
    Death 18 Dec 1994  Howick, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location ; Cause: Stroke, preceded by cancer of prostate etc  [2
    Notes 
    • per other sources, married first to Pat, second to Barbara Currie [1]
    Person ID I5120  Tatham | Heathcote branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2012 

    Father William George Fraser,   b. 18 Aug 1875, Benares, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1944, Newcastle, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Gertrude Isabella Tatham,   b. 23 Aug 1887, Dundee, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1922, Newcastle, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Marriage 14 Jun 1910  St Cyprian, Durban, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4
    Family ID F0384  Family Group Sheet

    Family Nancy Frances Margaret Ford,   b. 06 Apr 1912, Melbourne, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1986, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Marriage Sep 1939  Mooi River, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Judith Gertrude Marie Fraser,   b. 06 Dec 1946, Pretoria, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 2005, Somerset West, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F1577  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 06 Apr 1915 - Mooi River, Natal Link to Google Earth
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    Link to Google MapsMarriage - Sep 1939 - Mooi River, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Cause: Stroke, preceded by cancer of prostate etc - 18 Dec 1994 - Howick, Natal Link to Google Earth
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    Charles Alan Fraser (1915-1994)
    Charles Alan Fraser (1915-1994)

  • Sources 
    1. [S63] Gill Tatham.

    2. [S03] Family Members, AWF.

    3. [S10] Tatham Family in South Africa, by Gill Tatham.

    4. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.