Fraser, Bruce Austin

Date of birth:
February 5th, 1888 (Acton/Middlesex, Great Britain)
Date of death:
February 12th, 1981 (London, Great Britain)
Buried on:
Highgate (East) Cemetery
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Unit:
H.M.S. Resolution, Royal Navy
Awarded on:
June 30th, 1919
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Rank:
Rear-Admiral
Unit:
H.M.S. Warspite, Royal Navy
Awarded on:
January 2nd, 1939
New Year honours
Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Vice-Admiral
Unit:
Third Sea Lord and Controller, Admiralty
Awarded on:
July 1st, 1941
HM birthday honours
Knights/Dames Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (K/DBE)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Vice-Admiral
Unit:
2nd Battle Squadron, Royal Navy
Awarded on:
January 19th, 1943
For services to the Royal Netherlands Navy in the United Kingdom and
the Far East.
Grootofficier in de Orde van Oranje Nassau (ON.2)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Vice-Admiral
Unit:
Home Fleet, Royal Navy
Awarded on:
June 2nd, 1943
HM Birthday honours
Commander of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (KCB/DCB)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Acting Admiral
Unit:
H.M.S. Duke of York (17), Royal Navy
Awarded on:
January 5th, 1944
For good services rendered in the pursuit and destruction of the Scharnhorst on the 26th December, 1943.
Grand Cross of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (GCB)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Admiral
Unit:
H.M.S. Duke of York (17), Royal Navy
Awarded on:
February 29th, 1944
Orden Suvorova 1
For distinguished services in the action which resulted in the sinking of the German Battleship Scharnhorst.
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Admiral
Awarded on:
January 13th, 1948
Sanct Olavs Orden Grand Cross

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