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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 J.C. Turk

Mr. J.C. Turk of Flowery Branch passed away on the afternoon of July 6, 2015, resulting from an extended illness. J.C. was being comforted by his family at the time of his passing, he was 92. Born in Hall County, Georgia Aug. 31, 1922, he was the second child and the first son of the late Dora Fay Reed Turk and John Herman Turk Sr. J.C. attended Chestnut Mountain School and later joined the United States Army during World War II. Injured in the Normandy Campaign, J.C. received an honorable...
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