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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 Corwin "Pat" Bess

Corwin Sidney Bess Jr. beloved husband and father died Thursday 2 July 2015. Pat, as he was known by family and friends was born in Conneaut, Ohio to Corwin Sidney Bess Sr. and Lucille Ann McCarthy, 28 November 1924. He loved his country and enlisted in the Navy 6 July 1942 at the age of 17 as a radarman, and served on the USS Stockman and the USS Planter where he was seriously injured and received the Purple Heart. He married his sweetheart, Joan Joy Worth 20 August 1949. A long time resident...
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