Hugh Carroll Frazer
Ensign, United States Navy
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
for service at Vera Cruz, Mexico, on April 22, 1914.
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, MARUE C
Photo Courtesy of The Home Of Heroes
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.
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
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins
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