Harry MacLeod Fraser

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Lieutenant-Commander Harry MacLeod Fraser, R.N. (15 May, 1878 – 15 July, 1924) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Tirhost, India, Fraser gained nine months' time on passing out of Britannia.

Fraser was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1900.

Fraser was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 Octobert, 1908.

Fraser was appointed in command of the destroyer Boyne on 31 July, 1912.[1]

He was appointed in command of the destroyer Swale on 7 February, 1913.[2]

In August, 1914, he was appointed in command of the destroyer Doon.[3]

He was placed on the Retired List on 8 February, 1916, having been suffering from some unspecified medical condition since 1903.

Fraser died as a result of a motor accident.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Sydney Hopkins
Captain of H.M.S. Boyne
31 Jul, 1912[4] – Dec, 1912
Succeeded by
Harry MacL. Fraser
Preceded by
Reginald T. Amedroz
Captain of H.M.S. Stour
Dec, 1912 – 1 May, 1913
Succeeded by
Ralph M. Mack
Preceded by
Ralph M. Mack
Captain of H.M.S. Swale
7 Feb, 1913[5] – 1 May, 1913[Inference]
Succeeded by
Frederic G. Schurr
Preceded by
Harry MacL. Fraser
Captain of H.M.S. Boyne
1 May, 1913 – Sep, 1913
Succeeded by
George B. Hartford
Preceded by
Walter L. Allen
Captain of H.M.S. Doon
Aug, 1914[6] – 5 Oct, 1915[7][8]
Succeeded by
Edward P. U. Pender

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 287.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 380.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 305.
  4. The Navy List. (September, 1913). p. 287.
  5. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 380.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 393m.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 393m.
  8. Pender Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/143. f. 834.