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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 Richard Boland

In Honor and Loving Memory of Colonel Richard Henry Boland (Ret) AKA "Rawhide Boland" Born January 4, 1921, Quincy, Mass. He came from a low-income family who struggled. Not much is known about his father. He had a brother John Boland. His mother was the family matriarch who kept the family together. As a teenager, he contributed to the family by fishing and doing odd jobs. He was a strong and energetic boy with great physical strength and agility. He had a natural talent for knowledge...
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