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'''Lieutenant-General Charles Alan 'Pop' Fraser''' {{Post-nominals | country = ZAR | SSA52|SM52}} was a South African military commander who attended [[Le Cercle]].
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'''Lieutenant-General Charles Alan 'Pop' Fraser SSA SM''' was a [[South Africa]]n military commander who attended [[Le Cercle]].
  
 
==Career==
 
==Career==
 
Fraser joined the [[South African Army]] as a part-time Active [[Union Defence Force (South Africa)|Citizen Force]] [[soldier]] in 1934 and became a full-time [[Permanent Force]] member in 1946.  He served in [[World War II]]. He served as Chief of the Army from 1966 to 1967,<ref name=Scientaria>{{cite journal|first1=C.J.|last1=Nöthling|first2=E.M.|last2=Meyers|title=Leaders through the years (1912-1982)|journal=Scientaria Militaria|year=1982|volume=12|issue=2|page=92|url=http://scientiamilitaria.journals.ac.za/pub/article/view/631}}</ref> and as [[General Officer Commanding]] Joint Combat Forces, co-ordinating [[South African Army|Army]] and [[South African Air Force|Air Force]] operations and training, from 1967 to 1973.  As GOCJCF, he was the third-highest-ranking officer in the [[South African Defence Force]]'s Supreme Command.
 
Fraser joined the [[South African Army]] as a part-time Active [[Union Defence Force (South Africa)|Citizen Force]] [[soldier]] in 1934 and became a full-time [[Permanent Force]] member in 1946.  He served in [[World War II]]. He served as Chief of the Army from 1966 to 1967,<ref name=Scientaria>{{cite journal|first1=C.J.|last1=Nöthling|first2=E.M.|last2=Meyers|title=Leaders through the years (1912-1982)|journal=Scientaria Militaria|year=1982|volume=12|issue=2|page=92|url=http://scientiamilitaria.journals.ac.za/pub/article/view/631}}</ref> and as [[General Officer Commanding]] Joint Combat Forces, co-ordinating [[South African Army|Army]] and [[South African Air Force|Air Force]] operations and training, from 1967 to 1973.  As GOCJCF, he was the third-highest-ranking officer in the [[South African Defence Force]]'s Supreme Command.
 
 
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Revision as of 10:34, 12 November 2017

Person.png Pop Fraser  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Charles Alan 'Pop' Fraser.jpg
Born1915-04-06
Mooi River, South Africa
Died1994-12-18 (Age 79)
Howick, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
SpouseNancy Frances Margaret Ford
Member ofLe Cercle

Lieutenant-General Charles Alan 'Pop' Fraser SSA SM was a South African military commander who attended Le Cercle.

Career

Fraser joined the South African Army as a part-time Active Citizen Force soldier in 1934 and became a full-time Permanent Force member in 1946. He served in World War II. He served as Chief of the Army from 1966 to 1967,[1] and as General Officer Commanding Joint Combat Forces, co-ordinating Army and Air Force operations and training, from 1967 to 1973. As GOCJCF, he was the third-highest-ranking officer in the South African Defence Force's Supreme Command.

 

Events Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)Description
Le Cercle/1982 (Wildbad Kreuth)11 June 198213 June 1982Wildbad Kreuth, West Germany
Le Cercle/1983 (Bonn)30 June 19833 July 1983Germany
Bonn
Le Cercle/1984 (Capetown)12 January 198415 January 1984South Africa
Stellenbosch
Capetown


References

  1. Nöthling, C.J.; Meyers, E.M. (1982). "Leaders through the years (1912-1982)". Scientaria Militaria. 12 (2): 92.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "CSS").