Pop Fraser

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Charles Alan 'Pop' Fraser.jpg
Mooi River, South Africa
Died1994-12-18 (Age 79)
Howick, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
NationalitySouth African
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.


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

Le Cercle/1982 (Wildbad Kreuth)11 June 198213 June 1982Germany
Wildbad Kreuth
Le Cercle/1983 (Bonn)30 June 19833 July 1983Germany
Le Cercle/1984 (Capetown)12 January 198415 January 1984South Africa
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  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 "Scribunto").