Commanding Officer 1952-1955
Sgt George Fraser was a serving member of the Highlanders who volunteered to serve with 1st Battalion (CASF) on mobilization in September 1939. He was promoted to Platoon Sergeant Major (PSM) shortly after arrival in England. In 1940 the Canadian Army began to phaser out the PSM appointment and many of them including George were commissioned. Lieutenant Fraser commanded a platoon in C Company through Sicily and was Officer Commanding A Company (OC A Coy) during the battles for Rimini. He ended the war as a Major and returned to the peacetime Highlanders becoming Commanding Officer in 1952.