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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 Charles Petry

SGM. Charles Lester Petry, age 91, passed away Thursday, April 19 at 2018 at Embrace Hospice House surrounded by his family. Born September 19, 1926 in Westminster, MX, he was the son of the late Howard and Lillie Mae Dutter Petry. He attended elementary school and high school in Westminster. At the age of 17 he volunteered for service and retired as a Sgt. Major. Mr. Petry proudly served his country in the United States Navy during WWII and in the Army Green Beret during the Korean...
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