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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 Peter Burgess

Peter G. Burgess died at home on November 23 at the age of 95. He was born on July 1, 1925 to Peter K. and Ola (Willifred) Burgess in Thomasville, Georgia. After Graduating from Concord High School in 1944, he enlisted in the Army. World War II was underway and he served in the European theater In Scotland, Germany, and Czechoslovakia. He belonged to the 3D Battalion, 301st 94th Infantry under General George Patton. He received a purple heart and bronze star. In 1998 he was awarded the...
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