He paid the ultimate price. While still a boy at age 18, he enlisted with the U.S. Army in April of 1850, and arrived in Korea in August of the same year [per Sentinel newspaper article]. He was taken prisoner in the Battle of Unsan, in November 1950, and died while in captivity, 31 March 1951. His remains have not been recovered.
Reginald Ernest Frazier, son of Ernest & Leona A. (Rice) Frazier, was born. 23 August 1932 in the still small town of Swanzey NH, and died 31 March 1951. A centograph exists in Mountain View Cemetery of Swanzey that reads: In Memory Of Reginald E. Frazier, Died in Korea, 1951, Age 18. Continue reading