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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 On Saturday

On Saturday, May 18, 2019, EDWARD H. LAFFERTY passed away at Hardin County General Hospital in Rosiclare, Ill., under the wonderful care of family and staff. Edward was born on July 11, 1923, in Logan, W.Va., the son of the late Ida and Thomas Lafferty. He joined the Army at a very young age. He served in WWII in the South Pacific with the 81st Infantry Division 44; he received the Purple Heart on Sept. 26, 1944, in Palau Island. He was also awarded the American Defense Service Medal,...
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