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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 Robert Lynch

1922 - 2016 Robert C. Lynch, 93, of Vero Beach, Fla., died peacefully at home on July 22 with his family by his side. Bob, affectionately known as Pop, was born in Rye, N.Y., to Ethel and William Lynch on November 4, 1922. He attended Rye High School and New York University. After the strike on Pearl Harbor, at the invincible age of nineteen, Bob enlisted in the U.S. Army without any prior discussion with his parents. He served in the 3rd Infantry Division as a combat infantryman and...
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