Hugh Carroll Frazer

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Hugh Carroll Frazer
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Hugh C. Frazer
Born (1891-02-22)February 22, 1891
Martinsburg, West Virginia
Died July 9, 1975(1975-07-09) (aged 84)
Buried Arlington National Cemetery
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Navy
Years of service 1912 - 1932, 1942
Rank Commander
Awards Medal of Honor

Hugh Carroll Frazer (February 22, 1891 – July 9, 1975) was born in the Martinsburg, West Virginia. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1912.[1][2] He received the Medal of Honor for actions at the United States occupation of Veracruz, 1914.[2][3] Frazer was also a veteran of World War I and World War II.[4]

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

Rank and organization: Ensign
Organization: U.S. Navy
Born:Martinsburg, W. Va.
Entered service at: West Virginia
Place/Date: Vera Cruz, Mexico, 22 April 1914
Date of issue: 12/04/1915


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.[5]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
  1. ^ "Medal of Honor recipients". United States Naval Academy. Retrieved 2009-03-15. 
  2. ^ a b "Mexican Campaign (Vera Cruz)". United States Army Center of Military History. Retrieved 2009-03-15. 
  3. ^ "Hugh C. Frazer". United States Naval Academy. Retrieved 2009-03-15. 
  4. ^ "Hugh Carroll Frazer". Arlington National Cemetery. Retrieved 2009-03-16. 
  5. ^ "Ensign Frazer, Hugh Carroll". Congressional Medal of Honor Society. Retrieved 2009-03-16. 

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