The Military Order of The Purple Heart

The Military Order of The Purple Heart (HMOW1)

Location: Webb City, MO 64870 Jasper County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 8.425', W 94° 28.045'

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The Purple Heart was established by General George Washington in 1782. At that time it was called Badge of Military Merit. In 1932 it became known as the Purple Heart and is awarded only for combat wounded veterans.

Some Gave All - All Gave Some

Wallace D. Archer, 381st Infantry,
Army WWII, Pacific

Ferman C. Beaver, 3rd Infantry Division,
Army WWII, Europe

Charles E. Clark, Co. E, 2nd Infantry Division,
Army WWII, Europe

Robert D. Close, 69th Armored, F.A. Battalion,
Army WWII, Europe

Glenn E. Collins, 117th Cavalry Recon
45th and 36th Division, WWII Europe

Jack T. Crusa, 273rd F.A. BN., 12 Corp[s],
3rd Army, WWII, Europe

Thomas L. Dilworth, Jr., 8th Air Force,
Army WWII, Europe

Gerald B. Fetters, Co. B., 27th Infantry Regt,
25th Infantry Division, WWII, Europe

Raymond L. Kreutzer, 75th Infantry Division,
Army WWII, Europe

Bill D. Leader, Co. J, Co. G, 473rd Regiment Infantry,
Army WWII, Europe & South Pacific

Jim L. Logston, "D" Company, 1st BN,
9th Marines, Vietnam

Hershel W. Luck, 862 Engineer Aviation Battalion,
Army WWII, Europe

Ronald Mosbaugh, JM3, 2BTM,
1st Marines Div H Company, Vietnam

Milton F. Nielsen, Hqs Co., 3rd Battalion, 507th Parachute Infantry,
Army WWII, Europe

Clyde E. Penn, 121st Infantry, 8th Infantry Division,
[Army] WWII, Europe

William I. Platner, K Co., 47th Infantry,
Army WWII, Europe

Raymond A. Rich, Korea 45th Recon Co. 45th Inf Division,
ROK, B Btry 3rd BN 6th ARTY IFFV
II Corps RVN, Vietnam

Robert Russow, K Co., 3rd Battalion,
1st Marines, Vietnam

Charles J. Scott, 17th Infantry, Anti-Tank Co.,
7th Division, Army WWII, Pacific

Harold R. Snyder, 31st Infantry, 7th Division,
Army WWII, Europe

Paul C. Starchman, 5th Infantry Division,
Army D Company, Vietnam

Andrew D. Stutzman, 51st Infantry, Signal Battalion, 59th Division,
WWII Europe & South Pacific

Walter L. Walker, Co. C, 5th Cavalry, 5th Reg., 1st Cavalry Division,
Army WWII, Europe & South Pacific

Albert W. Walton, B. Co., 1st Battalion, 7th Reg., 3rd Division,

Jerry R. Wininger, G Co., 2nd Battalion,
7th Marines, Vietnam

Auxiliary Honorary Members

Woodrow W. Wiltse - 310th Field Artillery Battalion,
79th Infantry Division, [Army] Europe WWII

William M. Frick - 310th Field Artillery Battalion,
79th Division, [Army] Europe WWII

This plaque is dedicated to the above individuals who were in direct combat
with the enemy during World War II, Korea and Vietnam.

They too, spoke for your freedom and paid with their blood.

November 2003
HM NumberHMOW1
Year Placed2003
Placed BySouthwest Missouri Chapter 821, The Military Order of The Purple Heart
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 12:15am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 369671 N 4111457
Decimal Degrees37.14041667, -94.46741667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 8.425', W 94° 28.045'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 8' 25.50" N, 94° 28' 2.70" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)417
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-499 5th St, Webb City MO 64870, US
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