David Fraser





David Fraser

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born
in The United Kingdom
December 30, 1920

died
July 15, 2012

gender
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General Sir David William Fraser, OBE (1962), KCB (1973)[1], GCB (1980), (born 30 December 1920) Vallenders, Isington, Alton, Hants, the only surviving son of Brigadier, The Honourable William Fraser (1890-1964) D.S.O., M.C., who was the military attaché at Paris, France, 1938-1939 when the Second World War begun. Sir David was educated at Eton and Christ Church college in the University of Oxford. He left school to enlist at earliest opportunity after the Second World War begun, and joined his father's regiment, the Grenadier Guards in 1940, serving for much of the Second World War with the Guards Armoured Division, later in North West Europe, ending the war in the rank of Major. In 1947 he married Anne Balfour-Fraser, a descendants of Wil...more


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“It has been said that large staffs are the invariable sign of bad armies.”
David Fraser, Knight's Cross: A Life of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel

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