Fraser, Simon b. May 26, 1729 d. October 8, 1777 British Army Brigadier General. Born in Invernesshire, Scotland, the tenth son of Alexander Fraser of Balnain by his second wife, Jean Mackintosh of Kyllachy. He began military career in the Dutch service and was wounded during the siege of Bergen-op-Zoom in 1747. He was pensioned as a subaltern from the Earl of Drumlanrig's regiment and then joined the British army in 1755 as a captain lieutenant in the 62nd Royal American Regiment. In 1757 he transferred to the 78th Highland Regiment of Foot...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Cause of death: Killed in action Saratoga National Historic Park*, Stillwater (Saratoga County), Saratoga County, New York, USA Plot: Great Redoubt *This location is unconfirmed or in dispute.