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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 Kenneth Farrar

FARRAR, KENNETH, W., SR. 90, of Pinehurst Road, Riverside, died peacefully on May 2, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Eilene F. (Hathaway) Farrar. Mr. Farrar was a Marine Terminal Operator for Arco Oil Co. for 30 years before retiring in 1985. Mr. Farrar was a United States Navy Veteran serving during World War II where he was a recipient of several medals including the Purple Heart. Besides his wife of 65 years, he is survived by his son, Kenneth W. Farrar Jr. and his wife Carol of West...
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