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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 JOHN GARDNER

JOHN L. GARDNER - SHELBURNE - John L. Gardner, 89, of Shelburne, passed peacefully in his home on Sunday, July 26, 2015, after a long illness. Born Aug. 29, 1925, in Ashville, N.C., John was the son of Larry and Margaret Gardner of Burlington, Vt., where he grew up and attended public schools. John served in the armed forces during World War II under General Patton in Germany, where he received a Purple Heart. On his return, he attended and graduated from the University of Vermont. On Dec....
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