Hugh Carroll Frazer

Date of birth: February 22, 1891
Date of death: July 9, 1975
Burial location: Arlington, Virginia
Place of Birth: West Virginia, Martinsburg
Home of record: Martinsburg West Virginia

Hugh Frazer graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Class of 1912. He retired as a Commander in the U.S. Navy.



Medal of Honor

Awarded for actions during the Dominican Republic Occupation

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Ensign Hugh Carroll Frazer, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in battle during the engagement of Vera Cruz, Mexico, 22 April 1914. During this engagement, Ensign 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.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 177 (December 4, 1915)

Action Date: April 22, 1914

Service: Navy

Rank: Ensign

Submitted by Doug Bewall RMCM USN Ret