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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 Kenneth Colburn

Kenneth D. Colburn of Tyngsboro, MA; 93 TYNGSBORO, MA - Kenneth D. Colburn, 93, died peacefully with his loving family by his side, Monday, July 16th, at the Edith Nourse E Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford, MA. He was the beloved husband of the late Leah J. (Hutchinson) Colburn, who died in 2012. Kenneth was born in Lowell on September 11, 1924, a son of the late Agnes (Elger) and Percy H. Colburn. Upon high school graduation, Kenneth enlisted in the US Army and served his...
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