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Albert G. Maroscher Memoriam

 
 
Albert G. Maroscher Memoriam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 31, 2015
1. Albert G. Maroscher Memoriam Marker
Inscription.

In Memoriam
Albert G. Maroscher

086459
Maj Inf U.S. Army
Silver Star
Distinguished Flying Cross
Soldiers Medal
Bronze Star Medal
Air Medal
Army Commendation Medal
Purple Heart

K I A
Vietnam 15 April 1968

Asst PMS HSU 1964-67
MA History 1967

Who believed in and lived by the Military Code
Duty - Honor - Country
Presented by the 1968-1969
ROTC Corps of Cadets

 
Erected by Hardin-Simmons University ROTC.
 
Location. 32° 28.551′ N, 99° 44.07′ W. Marker is in Abilene, Texas, in Taylor County. Marker can be reached from Hickory Street north of Ambler Avenue. Click for map. Marker is located on the campus of Hardin-Simmons University east of Reflection Pond; the above directions are to the university. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2200 Hickory St, Abilene TX 79601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Babe Shaw Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Hardin-Simmons University Student Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hardin-Simmons Bell
Albert G. Maroscher Memoriam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 31, 2015
2. Albert G. Maroscher Memoriam Marker
At base of flag pole
(within shouting distance of this marker); Hardin-Simmons University (within shouting distance of this marker); William G. and Shirley Swenson Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Old Headquarters of the Hashknife Ranch (approx. 0.8 miles away); Morgan Jones (approx. 1.2 miles away); Abilene Municipal Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Abilene.
 
More about this marker. The Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) erected the flag pole near the main entrance to the campus as a memorial to Major Albert B. Maroscher who was a former assistant professor of military science at the university. Moaroscher was a Romanian native who later became a naturalized American citizen. The pole was manufactured by the 111th Engineer Headquarters of the Texas National Guard and is 62 feet in height.

(Source: HSU History, Traditions and Landmarks. Abilene, Texas: Hardin-Simmons University.)
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
Albert G. Maroscher Memoriam image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 31, 2015
3. Albert G. Maroscher Memoriam
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 146 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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