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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 Arthur Erford

Hamler - Arthur Jewell Erford passed from this life on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Mercy Defiance Hospital. Art was born June 18, 1931, next to the youngest of 10 children of Henry Michael and Mary Dorothy (Mack) Erford, on a Hamler, Ohio farm where he spent the next 89 years. As a boy, one of his earliest memories was riding astride a Belgian draft horse while working his father's fields. He loved all sports, but particularly baseball. Throughout his life he was an avid Detroit Tigers fan...
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