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Captain Margaret Marjory Fraser

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1885-03-20
Place of birth: New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
Next of kin: Mrs. D.C. Fraser, 22 Athabasca Street E., Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Nurse
Occupation (normalized): Professional Nurse, General
Address: Not specified
Gender: female
Religion: Presbyterian
Date of death: 1918-06-27
Cause of death: Killed in action

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: NA
Rank detail
  1. Captain, H.M.H.S. Llandovery Castle (Hospital Ship), Canadian Army Medical Corps (Army).
  2. Lieutenant, King's Canadian Red Cross Convalescent Hospital, Canadian Army Medical Corps (Army).
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: Hospital ship Llandovery Castle torpedoed 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U86

RESEARCH INFORMATION

CVWM ID: No CVWM ID in our database, but try this.
CWGC ID: 4021529
LAC ID: 399544
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4
Service file: B3287-S053
Uploader's Notes: Daughter of late Lieutenant Governor (Nova Scotia) D.C. and Bessie G. Fraser of 1710 Fort St., Victoria, British Columbia. The Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle, bound from Halifax, Nova Scotia, for Liverpool, was torpedoed on June 27th, 1918, 114 miles southwest of the Fastnet Rock by U-86. Despite regulation Red Cross lights, the ship was deliberately torpedoed and most survivors, including 14 nursing sisters, were machine gunned. The Llandovery Castle became the rallying cry for Canadian troops during the Last 100 Days offensive.
Uploader's Research notes: Daughter of late Lieutenant Governor (Nova Scotia) D.C. and Bessie G. Fraser of 1710 Fort St., Victoria, British Columbia. The Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle, bound from Halifax, Nova Scotia, for Liverpool, was torpedoed on June 27th, 1918, 114 miles southwest of the Fastnet Rock by U-86. Despite regulation Red Cross lights, the ship was deliberately torpedoed and most survivors, including 14 nursing sisters, were machine gunned. The Llandovery Castle became the rallying cry for Canadian troops during the Last 100 Days offensive.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2005-04-08
Last modified: 2020-10-18