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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 Virgil Bardwell

VIRGIL B. BARDWELL Virgil passed away on June 23, 2015 at Riverside County Regional Medical Center in Moreno Valley, Ca. He was born in 1920 to Dezzie and Waitstell Bardwell of Caddo, Oklahoma. At the age of 16 he left home to find work in California where he took a job cutting weeds in an orange orchard. Thirty-seven years later he retired from Civil Service as General Foreman for Public Works at Camp Pendleton. A decorated war veteran, he received a Bronze Star and Purple Heart for his...
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