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NICE SOLID GROUP. BOUGHT IT WITH A BUNCH OF STUFF FROM A FELLOW.HE CLAIMS HAROLD CRAIG WAS HIS UNCLE. I RARELY FIND A NAVY PURPLE HEART. I AM SURE THAT HIS HISTORY CAN BE FOUND ON ONE OF THE WEB SITES-ALL I COULD FIND IS HE WAS FROM BATTLE CREEK,MICH. CAN SOMEONE TELL ME WHERE TO LOOK. THANKS PAUL

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Hospital Apprentice 1c Harold Clyde Craig
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy
Hometown: Battle Creek, MI
Status: KIA

Got this from wwiimemorial.com then search the registry. I don't like the engraving though. Not government issue but could have been jeweler done. Not sure of time period it was done though.
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I've got to disagree with SS on the engraving. It's a good USN issued piece.

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Dwight,
Sorry, I was not familiar that the Navy had a different style, shows what I know. Thanks for the lesson. Paul, you might be able to get a file from the national archives. I have a KIA purple heart I am still researching as well. Sorry for the bad info on the engraving, kind of new area to me.
Good hunting!

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A Day late and Dollar short, but for what it's worth I found out that he was killed on August 2nd 1944 in the Battle for Tinian while serving with the 2nd Marines. This was a great set. Thanks for posting it Paul.

Thank you to Kurt Barrickman (researcher extraordinaire) for his efforts.


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hello jerry- you were not short. i moved to fast. that will not happen again. thanks paul

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Thanks Paul,
Next to Motown, Detroit Rock City, and Kid Rock you're still my favorite thing in Michigan!


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