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|Allegiance||Republic of South Africa|
|Service/branch||South African Army|
|Commands held||Army Chief of Staff|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
He joined the South African Army as a part-time Citizen Force soldier in 1931 in the Prince Alfred's Guard:93 and later became a full-time Permanent Force member. He served in World War II with the 2nd South African Division and with Wits Rifles in Italy.:93
Awards and Decorations
- Star of South Africa (SSA)
- Southern Cross Medal (SM)
- Nöthling, C.J.; Meyers, E.M. (1982). "LEIERS DEUR DIE JARE (1912-1982)" (Online). Scientia Militaria - South African Journal of Military Studies (in Afrikaans) 12 (2): 89–98. doi:10.5787/12-2-631. ISSN 2224-0020. Retrieved 2 January 2015.
- Englebrecht, Leon (10 November 2008). "Fact file: Chiefs of the SA Army". defenceweb.co.za. DefenceWeb. Retrieved 3 October 2014.
|Chief of the South African Army
1963 – 1965
Charles 'Pop' Fraser
|Commandant South African Military College
1953 – 1956