Sergeant Joseph E. Schaefer Oval

Sergeant Joseph E. Schaefer Oval (HM16CD)

Location: Madison, NY 11418 Queens County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 42.084', W 73° 50.49'

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World War II Medal of Honor Recipient

The monument's eight inscriptions commemorating Schaefer's service are:
1. Sgt. Joseph E. Schaefer Medal of Honor.
2. Sgt. Joseph E. Schaefer Company I 18th Infantry First Infantry Division United States Army.
3. Awarded Congressional Medal of Honor in 1944.
4. Defended American Position at Stolberg, Germany, 24 September 1944.
5. World War II-Korea 1941-1945 1950-1951.
6. Resident of Richmond Hill for more than 40 years.
7. Sgt. Schaefer's indomitable courage and his determination were responsible for stopping an enemy breakthrough-President Truman.
8. Other Decorations-Two Silver Stars, Bronze Star, Three Purple Hearts, The Legion of Merit, French Croix, de Guerre.
HM NumberHM16CD
Series This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series
Year Placed1987
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 4:56am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 597871 N 4506255
Decimal Degrees40.70140000, -73.84150000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 42.084', W 73° 50.49'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 42' 5.04" N, 73° 50' 29.40" W
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Area Code(s)718, 917, 347
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 111-0-111-98 Park Ln S, Madison NY 11418, US
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