Alexander Fraser

Bank: Commercial Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Glasgow Blythswood branch

Died: 4 September 1943


Alexander Ramsay Fraser was born in Linwood, Scotland, in 1921, the son of Alexander and Annie KL Fraser. He worked for Commercial Bank of Scotland. 


During the Second World War Fraser left his job at the bank's Glasgow Blythswood branch to go on military service, becoming a Sergeant in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. On the night of the 3-4 September 1943 he was part of the crew of a Lancaster bomber which took off from RAF Oakington, Cambridgeshire, bound for Berlin. The plane crashed at Adlershof, Berlin. Six of the seven crew, including 22-year-old Sergeant Fraser, were killed.


Alexander Fraser is commemorated on a bank war memorial at Gogarburn campus, Edinburgh

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