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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 John Lorton

John L. Lorton, 84 , of Mentor for the last 47 years formerly of Mt. Zion, IL and Citrus Park in Bonita Springs, FL., died Sunday August 17, 2014 at Hospice House in Cleveland. He was born May 5, 1930 in Holliday, IL. Mr. Lorton was a Planning & Tooling Supervisor for Caterpillar in Decatur, IL & Mentor for 39 yrs. until his retirement in 1986. Mr. Lorton was a longtime member of Mentor United Methodist Church. He was a Purple Heart recipient while serving in the US Army during...
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