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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 Robert Merchant

Scarborough, ME - Robert Herman Merchant, 85, passed away on August 31, 2015 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, in Scarborough after a courageous battle with lung cancer. "Ralph" as he was known by all, was born on April 16, 1930 in Mexico, Maine to the late William Merchant and Beatrice (Arsenault) Merchant. He married Teresa Gloria Umbro, on February 20, 1954 in Rumford, Maine. He began his military career in 1947 on the USS Boston. During his 24 career, he proudly served on the USS...
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