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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 Harry Richards Jr.

Harry E. Richards Jr., 91, of Grove City died at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Autumn Grove Care Center, Harrisville. A son of Harry E. and Elizabeth Depp Richards Sr., he was born Nov. 30, 1923, in Butler. Harry was a 1941 graduate of Harrisville High School. A veteran of World War II, "Ed" was a Pioneer Platoon Soldier 89th Div. (Rolling W) attached to the 3rd Army under the command of Gen. George Patton. He was awarded two Purple Hearts, two Bronze Stars and the Croix de Guerre, the French...
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