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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 Knight Jr.

BELFAST, Maine - William L. Knight Jr., 88, passed away in Belfast on Tuesday Oct. 14, 2014. He was born in Framingham, Mass., on April 8, 1926, to William L. Knight Sr. and Eva E. (Arnold) Knight. He was married to Dolores Knight of Montville, Maine. He had eight children. He was predeceased by his children, Diane, Arlene, Susan, William and Andrew. Bill grew up in Framingham and enlisted in the Navy when he was 17 years old. He served in the U.S. Navy Pacific Theater in World War II as...
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