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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 Elmer Schucker Sr.

Elmer "Sugar" Myles Schucker Sr., age 96, of Essex, MD passed away on June 23, 2019 at Franklin Square Hospital in Rosedale, MD. Born in Hegins, PA, he was the son of Elmer and Iva (Laudenslager) Schucker and husband of the late Mary (Hammerbacher) Schucker. A veteran of the Army, he was the recipient of four Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart. He was a Sergeant, Platoon Leader, and Combat Engineer during WWII and fought in every major theater in Europe. He was one of the first to land on Omaha...
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