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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 William Waltrip

08/17/1919-04/06/2018 On Friday morning, April 6th a hero went to join the Pantheon of heroes. There are lives well lived and then there are lives that are the stuff of novels. Bill's life was the latter. Born August 17th 1919 in Springfield Illinois, son of Mary Shrader Waltrip and William Henry Waltrip he grew up in his family's home towns of Mattoon and Tuscola. Most of his youth was spent on his Grandfather Waltrip's farm where he found his love of horses and the outdoors which...
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