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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 Oliver Bone

BESSEMER CITY - Oliver "Rusty" Bone, 92, passed away on January 21, 2018, at Caromont Regional Medical Center, Gastonia. He was born July 15, 1925, in Fulton County, Georgia, son of the late Oliver L. Bone Sr. and Annie Sullivan Bone. Mr. Bone was a veteran of the US Coast Guard and received a purple heart for being wounded in World War II. He was a member of Concord United Methodist Church in Bessemer City. A memorial service will be held 2:00pm Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at Concord...
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