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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 Corl Colles

Corl Eugene Colles Battle Creek Corl Eugene Colles, age 91, of Battle Creek passed away February 9, 2016 at Heritage Assisted Living Facility in Battle Creek. He was born on April 4, 1924 in Bedford Township to Harry George and Mona (Davis) Colles. Corl served in the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps during WWII in England and France from 1943-1946. Throughout his military career, he earned the European Theater Ribbon with 4 bronze stars; the Good Conduct Ribbon; the Purple Heart; as well as...
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