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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 James Mitchell

May 4, 1929 ~ May 4, 2015 James R. Mitchell, 86, died on May 4, 2015. He lived grudgingly side by side with multiple myeloma for 15 years until the cancer terminated the relationship. Dick was born in Ogden, Utah, the eldest child of Ralph M. and Louise Fisher Mitchell. He received primary and secondary education in Ogden, graduating from Ogden High in 1947 before attending Weber College for two years. Dick was elected student body president of his junior high and high school classes. He...
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