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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 James McGuigan Sr.

James A. McGuigan Sr. of Drexel Hill James A. McGuigan, Sr., 89, of Drexel Hill, Pa., passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Feb. 25, 2015. Born on April 11, 1925, Jim was predeceased by his parents Leo and Ada McGuigan, his brothers John T. and Richard F., his wife of 52 years Catherine (nee McCormick) and his dear friend Anetta Jane Given. Raised in Delaware County, Jim attended Haverford High School before enlisting in the United States Marine Corps in 1942. As a member of...
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