Fraser family page
Major General Sir Thomas Fraser OV
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Origins of surname
This is a Scottish name, which may ultimately be of French origin, derived from fraise ='strawberry', and have been given to a strawberry grower.
The name first appeared in Jersey church records in the 1750s, but it was another 20 years before a family became established.
Great War service
- Sir Thomas Fraser, Major-General, Commandant RE, OV
- James Robertson Fraser (St H) Private, RASC
- Thomas Augustine Frazer, Private, RJGB, wounded
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- William Fraser of Merchiston Lodge, St Brelade - 21 June 1939, D/Y/A/105
- James Fraser, 19 Landscape Grove, Mont Cochon - 31 October 1945, D/Y/A/114
- Frances Frazer née Inman, Helena House, Great Union Road, St Helier - 18 October 1940, D/Y/A/107
- Ernest Frazer, Helena House, St Helier - 1 February 1932, D/Y/A/92