Francis Frazer

Company B 22nd Infantry

DOD 08/11/1871



Francis Frazer was born in England in 1837.

He enlisted for a period of 5 years as a Private in Company C of the 22nd Infantry on July 21, 1870.
His enlistment record indicated that he stood 5 feet 8 ˝ inches tall, had dark hair,
brown eyes and a sallow complexion. His previous occupation was listed as Carpenter.

He was transferred to Company B on July 8, 1871.

Private Frazer died while enroute from Fort Randall, Dakota Territory to the
Lower Sioux Brulé Agency on the Missouri River.

In the Register of Deaths in the Army his cause of death was recorded as Suicide not in the Line of Duty.

In his enlistment record the handwritten notation is difficult to decipher and it appears to indicate he drowned.








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