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CodeNA16258
Dates1886-1979
Person NameFraser; Alexander Arthur (1886-1979); 19th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy, Captain, 3rd. Gordon Highlanders
SurnameFraser
ForenamesAlexander Arthur
Epithet19th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy, Captain, 3rd. Gordon Highlanders
ActivityAlexander Fraser was born in 1886, the eldest son of the 18th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy. He succeeded his father in 1933 and was a representative peer for Scotland from 1935 to 1963. He married Dorothy, eldest daughter of Sir Charles Welby, 5th. Baronet. He was a Captain in the 3rd. Battalion Gordon Highlanders, and was a prisoner of war from 1914 to 1918. He was interested in freemasonry and in the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, and held a commission in the Forfar and Kincardine Artillery Militia. He died in 1979.
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