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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 William Gilson

William Edward Gilson William Edward Gilson, age 94, passed away Friday, April 28, 2017. Mr. Gilson was born November 1, 1922 in Paterson, NJ the son of the late William and the late Elizabeth (Feeney) Gilson. He was a Wayne resident for the last 67 years. Mr. Gilson was retired from New Jersey Transit in 1986 where he was a Conductor for 40 years. He served in the US Marine Corps, 2nd Marines, and 2nd division during World War II in Tarawa and Saipan in the South Pacific. Mr. Gilson was...
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