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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 Herbert Houston

Herbert ‘Doc’ Houston of Kennett Square Herbert Arnold Houston of Crosslands Retirement Community in Kennett Square, passed into God’s light on Feb. 26, 2015. He was 92. Herbert was born in Philadelphia, Pa. on Dec. 14, 1922 to Wallace Boyd and Josephine (Hunt) Houston. He was nicknamed “Doc” after the doctor and family friend who delivered him, Dr. Herbert Arnold. After high school, Doc served for two years in WWII as an Air Force B-17 navigator and...
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