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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 Jack Alford

Jack LeRoy (Roy) Alford was born near Morris, Oklahoma on January 13, 1913, where he lived until the 179th Infantry National Guard, the Thunderbirds, were mobilized and sent into active duty in Italy. He served 5 years and was wounded, for which he earned a Purple Heart. After peace was declared, he came to San Francisco where his sister, Bonnie Grace, his only sibling, lived. He married Virginia Calloway, who predeceased him, and lived there until his death, November 20, 2014. They had no...
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