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Daniel (Danny) Joseph Fraser - Section 3

This section contains one WW2 era photo pertaining to Daniel Fraser and the Cape Breton Highlanders in England in 1942, and one WW2 era newspaper clipping showing the same photo.

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Cape  Breton Highlanders Training in England

"O" Group Conference

Sheffield Park, England

December 5, 1942

Officers and a company sergeant major of the Cape Breton Highlanders at an "O" Group Conference in a field during manoevers. The "O" stood for "orders".

Left to Right:
1.  Compant Sergeant Major Daniel (Danny) Joseph Fraser, New Waterford, NS (Killed in Action in Italy on January 17, 1944)
2.  Major Carl D. Arnold, Sydney, NS
3.  Capt. W.A. Nelson, Hamilton, ON
4.  Lt-Col. James B. Weir, Montreal, QC (battalion commanding officer)
5.  Major W.W. Ogilvie, Montreal, QC
6.  Capt. Alex C. Ross, Sydney, NS (battalion adjutant)

Photographer:  Unknown
Ref. Number:  0-2 (3-1.2)
Image Information:  Scan of photo
Source:  Library and Archives Canada PA-176593
 


Newspaper Clipping

Newspaper clipping photo with caption, showing officers and CSM Daniel Fraser at an "O" Group conference in a field during training manoevers. The newspaper photo is the same as the previous photo. It was taken in Sheffield Park, England, on December 5, 1942.

Ref. Number:  14-2 (4.1)
Newspaper:  Unidentified
Date:  Circa 1942-1943
Image Information:  Received as electronic file
Source:  Bernardine MacNeil-Campbell, Ontario, 2014
 

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