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Eli Thompson Fryer
Birth: Aug. 22, 1878
Death: Jun. 6, 1963

Mexican Campaign Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps. He was awarded his medal for service at Vera Cruz, Mexico, from April 21-22, 1914. His citation reads "For distinguished conduct in battle, engagements of Vera Cruz, 21 and 22 April 1914. In both days' fighting at the head of his company, Captain Fryer was eminent and conspicuous in his conduct, leading his men with skill and courage". He was awarded the CMOH on December 4, 1915. He entered West Point on June 19, 1897 and was honorably discharged on June 19, 1899. The following year he joined the USMC, rising to the rank of Brigadier General. 
 
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  Mary M Fryer (1893 - 1980)*
 
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Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 34, Lot 120-A
 
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Record added: Sep 04, 2003
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