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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 John HUMPHREY

Was born on December 8, 1923, the sixth of ten children born to Hugh and Amelia Humphrey. He went to be with his Lord and Savior on November 9, 2017, at the age of 93. He was named after his great, great uncle, Dr. David Livingstone, ("Dr. Livingstone, I presume?") the famous English missionary who discovered the Victoria Falls in Africa. John served with the 82nd Airborne Division during World War II and jumped into Normandy on D-day. During his service John was injured in the Battle of the...
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