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List of Purple Heart Recipients

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    The Purple Heart Medal is Awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States or any civilian national of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the U.S. Armed Forces, after April 5, 1917, has been wounded, killed, or who has died or may hereafter die of wounds received under any of the following circumstances... See the official text of the Purple Heart Issue Regulations:

    The War Library is continually compiling a list of confirmed Purple Heart Medal recipients from all Service Branches. The growing list is publicly accessible on The War Library. Library access information is here:

    Upon accessing The Library's MAIN MENU click on: "MEDAL LISTS/ROSTERS"

    This List will also contain the names of Recipients authorized the following wound and injury Awards:

    • Vietnam War Wound Medal
    • Merchant Marine Mariners Medal
    • Wound Ribbon of World War I
    • Korean War Wound Medal

    NOTE: Eligible personnel should ensure this Service Period acknowledgment is listed on your current 201A Military Award Report:

    Other medal, badge and certificate Issue Regulations are here:

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