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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 Lt. Bates

Lt. Andrew L. Bates (Ret.) SPARTANBURG, SC-- Andrew Lafayette Bates, 99, of Spartanburg, SC, died Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at RoseCrest Retirement Community-Inman, SC. Born July 21, 1918, in Lobelville, TN, he was the son of the late Carter and Miriam DePriest Bates. He was married for 62 years to the late Frances Couch Bates. Andrew graduated from Perry County High School, Linden, TN and Dickinson Business College in Nashville, TN. A U. S. Army Air Corps veteran, Mr. Bates served in...
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