Hugh Fraser
British politician and decorated World War II military officer
Hugh Fraser
Major the Honourable Sir Hugh Charles Patrick Joseph Fraser MBE was a British Conservative politician and first husband of the author Lady Antonia Fraser.
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Architect rallied for city's heritage - Sydney Morning Herald
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Hugh Fraser may not have been the father of Federation architecture but he was certainly one of its torch-bearing nephews. From 1978, when he became a member of the newly established Heritage Council of NSW, Fraser worked hard to help officials,
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New teachers at Sutherland schools - Sutherland Northern Times
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Councillor Bill Fernie, Chairman of the Education, Culture and Sport Committee (front centre right) and Hugh Fraser, Director of Education, Culture and Sport (front centre left) welcome probationer teachers. Eighty probationer teachers who will be
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Szöveges leírást azonban egyikről sem kapunk, pedig az lényegesen informatívabb lett volna, mint Joan Hickson Miss Marple-ként, vagy Hugh Fraser mint Hastings kapitány. Az összkép azonban így is meggyőző, s még a rendmániás, precíz Poirot is
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Ross welcomes new teachers - Ross-Shire Journal
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The new probationers who will be working in Highland schools for the new session were welcomed at their induction by councillor Bill Fernie, chairman of Highland Council's education, culture and sport committee, and Hugh Fraser, the director of
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Beauty and bounty at Renaissance prince Tony Ryan's court - JohnJohnSaidIt.com
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The life Miranda had been born to — brought up in Castle Fraser, an enormous barracks of a stately home in Scotland (the Fraser who built it is somewhere related to Sir Hugh Fraser, who married Antonia Pakenham, sister of Thomas Pakenham,
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Decorex Joburg the best vantage point on the world of stylish living - Bizcommunity.com
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"When countries like Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Ireland, battle even with EU support, one can imagine how it is for developing economies," says Hugh Fraser, facilitator of the COA one-day seminars sponsored by CaesarStone
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Warid and Air Uganda offer free flights - IT News Africa
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“We will give out free return air tickets over the next 8 weeks to give Ugandans who have never used air transport before a chance to fly to Nairobi, Dar-es-Salaam, Zanzibar or Kigali,” says Hugh Fraser, Air Uganda chief. About 100 Warid users can win
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Beauty and bounty at Renaissance prince Tony Ryan's court - Irish Independent
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The life Miranda had been born to -- brought up in Castle Fraser, an enormous barracks of a stately home in Scotland (the Fraser who built it is somewhere related to Sir Hugh Fraser, who married Antonia Pakenham, sister of Thomas Pakenham,
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Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing - Beartooth NBC
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Cpl. Hugh Fraser says, “I thought it was really magical and special in a way where I can meet other soldiers from around the world, like UK and USA and just kind of share the moment with them, the experience.”
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OMAFRA on fly control in Beamsville - Niagarathisweek.com
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Hugh Fraser, an agricultural engineer with OMAFRA, said they were called out to an area farm a few weeks ago after reports of the flies. They discovered that the large number of pests were, in part, thriving in manure at a local farm
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WARID, Air Uganda promote air transport - New Vision
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“We will give out free return air tickets over the next eight weeks to give Ugandans, who have never used air transport before, a chance to fly to Nairobi, Dar-es-Salaam, Zanzibar or Kigali,” said Hugh Fraser, the airline boss, at the launch of the
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Cop who threated to Taser suspects avoids jail - Toronto Sun
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Justice Hugh Fraser passed sentence on Const. Christopher Hominuk and placed him on nine months probation, ordering the 38-year-old officer to perform 50 hours of community service “raising diabetes awareness.” Fraser said the officer — who suffers ... -
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Delta council highlights - Delta-Optimist
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Delta's Deputy Director of Engineering, Hugh Fraser, provided a presentation on this year's spring freshet. Fraser noted water levels appear to have peaked June 17th and 18th, but staff continue to monitor the dikes and water levels and provide the
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Tearful cop sorry for Taser threat - CANOE
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Christopher Hominuk burst into tears at his sentencing hearing before Justice Hugh Fraser on Tuesday, while reading letters of apology. He said his judgment and behaviour was affected by a hypoglycemic incident, which is characterized by dangerously
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FULL results from Drymen Show - Milngavie Today
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Commercial: Sir Hugh Fraser Perpetual Cup - Mr S Bett & Mr C Malone 6 Corbiewood Bannockburn Stirling Pussy Galore. Best Beef Animal bred by exhibitor: Buchanan Castle Cup - J & C McKechnie France Farm Gartocharn Razzle Dazzle
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Timeline
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1984
    Age 66
    Sir Hugh Fraser remained in parliament until his death from lung cancer in March 1984, aged 66.
    More Details Hide Details Bill Cash retained the seat for the Tories at the by-election two months later.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1977
    Age 59
    The Frasers divorced in 1977; Lady Antonia married Pinter in 1980 when his divorce became final.
    More Details Hide Details Sir Hugh was the intended target of an IRA car bomb on 23 October 1975. The bomb had been fitted to one of the Frasers' cars outside their house at Campden Hill Square, London, W8. A noted cancer researcher, Professor Gordon Hamilton Fairley, was walking past the car when the bomb exploded prematurely, killing him immediately.
  • 1975
    Age 57
    In 1975, while she was still married to him, Lady Antonia Fraser met and started living with playwright Harold Pinter, who was also married at the time.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1956
    Age 38
    Fraser married the future author Lady Antonia Pakenham, daughter of the Earl and Countess of Longford, on 25 September 1956.
    More Details Hide Details They had six children, Benjamin, Damian, Orlando, Rebecca, Flora and Natasha.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1945
    Age 27
    He served as an MP continuously from 1945 until 1984 but did not become Father of the House as he was sworn in as an MP on 15 August 1945 while James Callaghan had been sworn in on 2 August 1945 and so he, rather than Fraser, became Father following the 1983 election.
    More Details Hide Details He was Parliamentary Private Secretary to Oliver Lyttelton (1951–54), a junior minister in the War Office (1958–60) and Colonial Office (1960–62), and Secretary of State for Air (1962–64). He was an unsuccessful candidate in the Conservative Party's 1975 leadership election, gaining 16 votes in the first round challenging incumbent Edward Heath, with the leadership eventually being won by Margaret Thatcher.
    Fraser was elected Member of Parliament for Stone in 1945, later Stafford and Stone following constituency boundary changes, from 1950 until 1983, and then Stafford again until his death.
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  • 1944
    Age 26
    From October 1944 until March 1945 Capt Fraser was in charge of an I.S. 9 Field Section in the Canadian Army sector in Holland where he did valuable work in arranging the exfiltration of allied evaders collected by Lt Kirschen (Belgian SAS Regt operation Fabian) in the Velune district."
    More Details Hide Details Capt. Fraser was entitled to the 1939-45 Star, the Africa Star with First Army clasp, Italy Star, the France and Germany Star and 1939-45 War Medal.
    In November 1944, he was posted to IS9 as an Intelligence Officer.
    More Details Hide Details Fraser was appointed MBE: "In February, March and April of this year, he was responsible for planning and organising infiltration and evacuation operations in Southern Holland. Throughout, his work with IS 9 (WEA) has been outstanding, and his powers of leadership and sympathetic handling of agents have largely contributed to the success the operational teams have had during the past months." Fraser was awarded the 1940 Belgian Croix de Guerre with palm: "Capt Fraser was dropped by parachute near Somme-Leuze in the Ardennes on 1 Sept 1944 to act as Liaison Officer between HQ SAS Troops and the Commander of Zone the Belgian Arme Secrete in whose zone SAS parties if the Belgian SAS Regt were then operating. The Armee Secrete in the Ardennes was very short of arms and it was largely as a result of Capt Fraser's efforts that some 2000 arms were dropped to them in the next three weeks. He also organised the supply of local guides and of intelligence to the advancing US forces.
    On 22 October 1944, he was serving in ‘F’ Squadron.
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    In June 1944, he was serving with 'F' Squadron.
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  • 1943
    Age 25
    On 11 September 1943, ‘E’ Squadron commanded by Maj. Fraser embarked on HMS Aurora for Taranto, Italy, but it was allowed just four Jeeps fitted with Radio.
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  • 1942
    Age 24
    Fraser was promoted to temporary Captain wef 14 April 1942 and became second in command of ‘C’ Squadron.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1936
    Age 18
    He was educated at Ampleforth College and Balliol College, Oxford, where he was President of the Oxford Union, and at the Sorbonne. He was commissioned into the Lovat Scouts in 1936.
    More Details Hide Details Fraser served in GHQ Liaison Regiment. Lieut.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1918
    Age 0
    Born on January 23, 1918.
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