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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 Clyde Matney

Clyde Elmer Matney Clyde Elmer Matney, 96, formerly of Topeka, passed away Monday, May 26, 2015 in Taos, New Mexico. He was born December 10, 1918 in Richland, Kansas, the son of Elmer Lawrence and Bernice E. (Norris) Matney. He served in the U.S. Army in the 644th Tank Destroyer Battalion during WW II and receiving a Purple Heart and five battle stars. Clyde was self-employed as owner and operator of Matney Excavating. In his retirement he was a car salesman in Topeka. He was a member of...
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