Hugh Carroll Frazer – Ensign, United States Navy

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Born at Martinsburg, West Virginia, February 22, 1891, he was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy in the class of 1912. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for service at Vera Cruz, Mexico, on April 22, 1914.

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He was the next to the last Vera Cruz recipient to die when he passed away on July 9, 1975. He was buried in Section 46 of Arlington National Cemetery, near the Memorial Ampitheater.


FRAZER, HUGH C

  • CDR   US NAVY
  • WORLD WAR I
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 02/22/1891
  • DATE OF DEATH: 07/09/1975
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 46  SITE 282
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

FRAZER, MARUE C

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 10/18/1899
  • DATE OF DEATH: 10/01/1997
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 46  SITE 282
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
    WIFE OF FRAZER, HUGH C  CDR   US NAVY

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FRAZER, HUGH CARROLL

Rank and organization: Ensign, U.S. Navy. Place and date: Vera Cruz, Mexico, 22 April 1914. Entered service at: West Virginia. Birth: Martinsburg, West Virginia. G.O. No.: 177, 4 December 1915.

Citation

For extraordinary heroism in battle, engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. During this engagement, Ens. Frazer ran forward to rescue a wounded man, exposing himself to hostile fire and that of his own men. Having accomplished the mission, he returned at once to his position in
line.

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