Audubon in Camden County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
A Tribute to Audubon's Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients
Samuel M. Sampler
In memory of his bold charge through hostile fire resulting in the surrender of twenty-eight enemy soldiers near St. Etienne, France, 8 October 1918. He died on 19 November 1979.
Edward C. Benfold
In memory of the selfless sacrificing of his own life for the lives of two countrymen he was treating while defending the wounded. He was killed in Korea on 5 September 1952.
Nelson V. Brittin
In memory of his courageous leadership under fire while wounded which inspired his company and helped defeat the enemy. He was killed in battle at Yonggong-ni Korea 7 March 1951
Erected 1994 by Students of the Project Memorial Fund.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
Location. 39° 53.016′ N, 75° 4.482′ W. Marker is in Audubon, New Jersey, in Camden County. Marker is on Edgewood Ave. Touch for map. The Medal of Honor Memorial Site is on the Campus of Audubon High School. Marker is in this post office area: Audubon NJ 08106, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glover Fulling Mill & Kings Run (approx. Crystal Lake (approx. 0.7 miles away); Saddler’s Woods (approx. 1˝ miles away); King’s Road / Chew’s Landing Road (approx. 1.9 miles away); Jarena Lee (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Story of the Peter Mott House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Hadrosaurus foulkii (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Hadrosaurus foulkii Sculpture (approx. 2.3 miles away).
More about this marker. Joe Flacco, MVP, Baltimore Ravens Superbowl Champions 2012 football season attended Audubon High School.
Categories. • War, Korean • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 5, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 469 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 5, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.