Four to Wing Commander O.M.Fraser, Royal Air Force,
General Service Medal 1918-62, one bar, Northern Kurdistan (F/O. O.M.Fraser. R.A.F.); Defence Medal; War Medal; Coronation 1953. Mounted as worn. Very fine. (4)
Wing Commander Ogilvie Murray Fraser was born on 23.5.1904. M.B. and Ch.B. from Aberdeen. He was attached to the Medical Branch of the Royal Air Force throughout his service. Flying Officer 30.6.1931; Flight Lieutenant 30.6.1933; Squadron Leader 30.9.1940; Temp Wing Commander 1.12.1941; Substantive Wing Commander 1.12.1943.
He was attached to 25 Squadron at Hawkinge in 1931, then to RAF Pathology Laboratory, Halton. In March 1932 he served at the RAF General Hospital Hinaidi Iraq, then by March 1934 was with the RAF Depot. He transferred to the RAF Hospital in Crnawell in July 1935, then to the Central Medical Establishment RAF in January 1937. In April 1938 he was with No1 RAF Depot Uxbridge, whilst attending the course at the Royal Institute of Public Health and Hygiene, London. He returned to Cranwell in February 1939. In February 1944 he served with HQ No16 (Recce) Group, Coastal Command, Gillingham. Then HQ No 27 (Training) Group, Calne July 1956. He retired on the 23rd May 1959.
Sold with an extract of the report on Operations against Shaikh Ahmed of Barzan 1931-1932.