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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 Nelson

Robert Curtis Nelson, 94, of Glen Carbon, IL, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at his home. Robert was born June 25, 1924 in East St. Louis, IL to Curtis and Lucille (Moon) Nelson. He married Diane Ficke on November 16, 1968 in Granite City, IL. She survives and resides in Glen Carbon, IL. Also surviving are his children, Robert C. Nelson Jr. (Katie K.) of Mascoutah, IL, Judith Nelson of Collinsville, IL, David C. Nelson (Rebecca) of St. Louis, MO, and Lauren E. Beach...
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