Alexander John (John) FRASER


FRASER, Alexander John

Service Numbers: V270369, 430145
Enlisted: 12 December 1941, Hawthorn, Victoria
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Royal Canadian Airforce Training Units
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 31 March 1923
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Foster High School and Melbourne Scotch College
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Accidental (training air crash), Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, 19 May 1944, aged 21 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lost Airmen of the Empire, Patricia Bay, Canada, Ottawa Memorial, Ontario, Canada
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World War 2 Service

12 Dec 1941: Enlisted Private, SN V270369, Hawthorn, Victoria
30 Dec 1942: Discharged Private, SN V270369, Bulk Issue Petrol and Oil Depots
31 Dec 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 430145, Melbourne, Victoria
19 May 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 430145, Royal Canadian Airforce Training Units, Empire Air Training Scheme

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Beechcraft Expeditor HB 129 vanished during night nav exercise between Tofino and Port Hardy, BC - (Information sourced by Doug Rollins)

Other Crew members who perished in that accident;

129346 F/O Harry MERRILL - RAF of Bethesda, Wales

164428 F/O Edward Bousfield MACHELL - RAF of Thornaby-on-Tees, Yorkshire