• NAME: Matron Margaret Marjory Fraser
  • BORN:  March 20, 1885 (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia)
  • DECEASED:  June 27, 1918 (HMHS Llandovery Castle, off the Irish coast)
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  • RANK:  Matron
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  • Understand the role our military history has had in shaping our country and the world.
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Matron Margaret Marjory Fraser

March 20, 1885 - June 27, 1918

Matron Margaret Marjory Fraser, from New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, was a nursing sister on board the hospital ship Llandovery Castle when it was torpedoed and sunk by the German U-Boat U-86. This would have been infamous enough on its own, but when U-86 used its guns to slaughter the survivors and sink the lifeboats, it became a rallying cry for Canadian troops.   

Matron Fraser is the third of four stories covered in our Forgotten Fallen video tribute to Canadians who died in the First World War fallen with no known graves.

 

 

 

We thank Heritage Canada for their support in the making of Forgotten Fallen.

Our Intention is to educate Canadian Citizens so that they:

  • Appreciate the role of our military heritage in protecting Canadian interests, values and beliefs.
  • Understand the role our military history has had in shaping our country and the world.
  • Are inspired to be engaged and well-informed participatory citizens of Canada.
 join us and 
 make a difference