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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 Franz Holscher Sr.

Franz Holscher, Sr. GASTONIA - Franz Foster Holscher, 94, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Covenant Village. Born in Rocky Mount, NC, he was the fourth child of the late Paul Frederick Holscher and Alice Foster Godsey Holscher. Mr. Holscher attended Rocky Mount public schools where he met his childhood sweetheart, Jeanne Harper, who would become his wife of 69 years. He was a star athlete at Rocky Mount High School. After graduation he attended West Nottingham Academy in...
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