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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 Edgar Elliot

Edgar Franklin Elliott Born in SF Mission District on October 29, 1918, died on February 2, 2016. Ed loved San Francisco and the Bay Area. He worked Downtown at Greyhound Bus Lines for 47 years and commuted by bus from his Corte Madera home. He enlisted in the Navy during WWII and became a signalman on destroyers, receiving a purple heart during his service. At "The Redwoods Presbyterian Church" in Larkspur he served as Deacon, Elder, and Treasurer and played in the Bell Choir. His wife,...
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