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The Purple Heart is the oldest American military combat honor still in existence. Awarded to those who are wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the United States, the Purple Heart is a symbol of courage and dedication in the face of mortal danger. This memorial site is dedicated to all the brave men and women who have been awarded this honor.
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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Purple Heart recipient Paul Lane

Paul Wayne Wilson Lane of Rolla, Missouri, passed away on Friday, August 18, 2017 at the age of 92. He was born in Newburg, Missouri on July 20, 1925 to the late Edward and Lelia (Rincks) Lane. Paul was united in marriage to Dorothy Grayson on March 12, 1944; this union was blessed with four children. Paul served in the Army from September 22, 1943 to February 11, 1946. His primary duty was as a military policeman. He was awarded two Bronze Stars for Northern France and Normandy Campaigns,...
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