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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

General Sir David William Fraser, GCB, OBE (1920-2012)

_General Sir David Fraser, GCB, OBE, who died 15 July, 2012, at the age of 91, was a scion of the Lords Saltoun (Peerage of Scotland, cr 1445), a grandson of the 18th peer, and was b 30 Dec, 1920, son of Brig. The Hon William Fraser, DSO, MC (1890-1964), by his wife the former Pamela Cynthia Maude, scion of the Viscounts Hawarden (Peerage of Ireland, cr 1793); married twice, 1stly, 1947 (div 1952), Anne Balfour, scion of the Earls of Balfour (Peerage of the UK, cr 1922), dau of Brig. Edward William Sturgis Balfour, CVO, DSO, OBE, MC; 2ndly, 1957, Julia Frances Oldridge, dau of Maj C. James Oldridge de la Hey, and had issue from both marriages.

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