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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 Fred Collier

Fred A. Collier of Manlius passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Fred was born in St. Catherine, Canada to Austin and Alma Collier and resided for a short time in Minnesota with his family prior to moving to Syracuse, NY. Fred enlisted in the US Army during WWII where he earned the rank of Staff Sergeant in Company B, Sixth Armored Infantry division. He was honorably discharged and proudly earned the Purple Heart with 3 bronze oak leaf clusters, Good Conduct medal,...
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