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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 Alton Hughes

Alton Prince Hughes, 91, of Mount Jackson, VA, died at home May 6 from heart failure. He was born February 4, 1924 in Lynn Grove Kentucky, the son of Maude Lockhart Hughes and Thomas Hughes. He was one of 11 children, five of whom served in the U.S. Armed Forces during time of national need. Following WWII he worked in the printing industry from 1945 to 1990. He retired from The Gannett Company after 26 years service in the Nashville composing room of The Tennessean statewide morning...
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