Cambridge in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Sergeant Frederick W. Mausert, III
United States Marine Corps
— Medal of Honor —
Presented to the Village of Cambridge, New York by the 1st Marine Division Association, May 25, 1991.
Erected 1991 by The 1st Marine Division Association.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
Location. 43° 1.681′ N, 73° 23.034′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, New York, in Washington County. Memorial is at the intersection of West Main Street (New York State Route 372) and Memorial Drive, on the right when traveling east on West Main Street. Marker is in the War Memorials in front of the library. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21 W Main St, Cambridge NY 12816, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cambridge War Memorials (here, next to this marker); Old White Church Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Continental Road (approx. 0.6 miles away); Great Northern War Trail (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Church in Cambridge Patent (approx. 0.7 miles away); Old Turnpike (approx. 0.9 miles away); Checkered House Site of Skirmish (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
Regarding Sergeant Frederick W. Mausert, III. Sgt. Mausert was killed at the the Battle of the Punchbowl in Korea. It was an operation meant to straighten and shorten U.N. lines after movement creased in the Korean War. He was 31 years old.
The citation on the marker is considerably abridged from the actual citation.
Also see . . .
1. Sgt. Frederick Mausert. (Submitted on April 21, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. Battle of the Punchbowl. (Submitted on April 21, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
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