Paul S. Frament

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Paul Stanley Frament
Born (1919-02-04)February 4, 1919
Cohoes, New York
Died November 19, 1942(1942-11-19) (aged 23)
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Naval Reserve
Years of service 1941–1942
Rank Pharmacist's Mate Third Class
Battles/wars World War II
*Guadalcanal campaign
Awards Silver Star

Paul Stanley Frament, born 4 February 1919 at Cohoes, New York, enlisted in the United States Naval Reserve on 29 December 1941. Frament died 19 November 1942 of wounds received in action while serving as pharmacist's mate third class with the United States Marine Corps on Guadalcanal. He was posthumously awarded the Silver Star for his fearless devotion to duty in tending marines under fire.


In 1943, the destroyer escort USS Frament (DE-677) was named in honor of PM/3c Frament, sponsored by his mother, Mrs. Edward A. Frament.

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This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.