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Name Fraser, Gaylord W.

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2015.027.0011 - Photograph

World War II honor portrait of veteran Gaylord W. Fraser, former student of The State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Home: Black River, NY Class: 1936 Service: US Infantry Decoration: Silver Star for "bravery and devotion to duty and utter disregard of personal safety at the Abucay battle position on the night of January 15, 1942." Sketch: Major Fraser entered the Army directly on graduation from the NYS College of Forestry with a reserve officer's commission as 2nd Lieutenant. He elected to accept assignment to Fort Hamilton, NY for one year's active service under the provisions of the Tomlinson Act. In June 1937 he was one of a group of fifty c