Simon Fraser 17th Lord Lovat filmography and biography
Date of birth: 9 July 1911, Inverness, Scotland, UK
Date of death: 16 March 1995, Beauly, Scotland, UK
Simon Fraser 17th Lord Lovat trivia
- Commander of the 1st Special Service Brigade of the British Army which stormed Sword Beach on D-Day. To rally the troops, he asked Bill Millin to play the bagpipes as they went ashore. Millin played the bagpipes at Fraser's funeral.
- Although commonly known as the 17th Lord Lovat, in fact, he became the 15th Lord Lovat upon the death of his father in 1932, and the 25th Chief of the Clan Fraser.
- Played by Peter Lawford in The Longest Day.
- His wife was the aunt of Isabella Blow, and the daughter of Henry John Delves Broughton, 11th Baronet Broughton, played by Joss Ackland in White Mischief.
Simon Fraser 17th Lord Lovat filmography
|D-Day, 6th June 1944: The Official Story||1994|
|This Is Your Life||1969|