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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 Henry Achterhof

Achterhof, Henry "Hank" Age 95, WWII U.S. Army Veteran, recipient of Purple Heart and four Bronze Battle Stars. Beloved husband of the late Irene Achterhof (nee DeVries) (1999); loving father of Ronald (Theresa) Achterhof, the late Arlene (Thomas) McLaughlin and the late Andrew Achterhof; cherished grandfather and great-grandfather of many. Survived by his sister, Gertrude Engstrom and preceded in death by seven siblings. Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Member of the Izaak Walton...
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