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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 Randal Nelson

Randal Philip Nelson Lifetime Preston resident, Randal Philip Nelson, 94, passed away peacefully July 19, 2014 at home. A celebration of Life will be held Friday, August 1, at 1:00pm at the Preston Cemetery, Preston, Washington. Randal was born October 22, 1919 at Swedish Hospital, in Seattle, to Florence E. (Holmgren) and Philip C. Nelson. He grew up in the Swedish community of Preston, Washington. He graduated from Issaquah High School in 1937 and attended the University of Washington. ...
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