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MOPH Memorial Page

This page is meant to honor and remember Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) members that have passed away. Our members served our country proudly and risked their lives defending freedom. They traveled to foreign lands to ensure that wars weren't fought in our backyards. They faced bullets, bombs, mortars and all of the hells of war in order to defend liberty and the American way of life. While serving our country they sustained injuries that would affect them for the rest of their lives. They are true American hero’s and our country will be eternally grateful for their courage and sacrifice.

In addition to honoring our members who are Purple Heart recipients, we also remember our associate members. Associate members are lineal relatives of Purple Heart recipients. Under member type Purple Heart recipients are listed as Annual Members or Life Members. Associate members are listed as Associate Life Members or Associate Annual Members.

This page is NOT maintained by the MOPH national office. Please do not call the MOPH national office in reference to this page. For any corrections to this page please email webmaster@purpleheart.org. If you know of a MOPH member that has passed away and is not listed on this page please contact their local chapter. Any chapter officer can add members of their chapter to this list. You can find their chapter by clicking here and searching by the zip code that the member lived in. This memorial only lists MOPH members. Purple Heart recipients that never joined the MOPH are not listed on this memorial page. Also, Purple Heart recipients cannot join the MOPH posthumously.

The following Members have passed away in the last 2 months

Name Department Chapter Service War Member Type
ABNEY , ROBERT DCalifornia2001-CA-6 ARW2Life Member
ALLEN , PACE AFlorida0758-FL-4 ARW2Life Member
ANDREWS , BERNARDMassachusetts0875-MA-1 AFW2Life Member
ARRIOLA , FRANCISCO CASTROTexas1836-TX-5 ARVNLife Member
BEARD , HENRYMississippi0682-MS-4 ARVNLife Member
BELEZOS , GEORGE WMassachusetts0875-MA-1 ARW2Life Member
BISHOP , WILLIAMIowa1979-IA-2 NVVNLife Member
BOATWRIGHT , CHARLESNorth Carolina0639-NC-4 AFVNLife Member
BOURGEOIS , GEORGE JMassachusetts0875-MA-1 ARW2Life Member
BRADIN , JAMES WSouth Carolina0535-FL-4 ARVNLife Member
BRADSHAW , ELLIS BMassachusetts0875-MA-1 MCW2Life Member
CHARRON , WILFREDMassachusetts0875-MA-1 ARW2Life Member
COLLINS , ROBERT SCalifornia0604-CA-6 ARKRLife Member
COOK , FRED DTexas0612-TX-5 MCVNLife Member
DE HAVEN , WAYNE HMinnesota0005-MN-2 ARW2Life Member
DEL SESTO , RAYMOND PMassachusetts0875-MA-1 NVW2Life Member
DIXSON , JAY BNew York0264-NY-1 ARW2Life Member
EHLERS , GENE AIllinois0323-IL-2 MCVNLife Member
FISCUS , KEITH EUGENEMissouri0821-MO-2 ARW2Life Member
GIBSON , TIMOTHY BGeorgia0531-GA-4 MCVNLife Member
GREENE , DAVID BFlorida0758-FL-4 ARVNLife Member
HAAS , PETERArizona0790-AZ-6 ARKRLife Member
HRDLICKA , CHESTERMinnesota0807-MN-2 Not ListedNot ListedLife Member
HULL , VERNE DThe Dakotas5355-DK-3 ARW2Life Member
JOHNSON , FARRIS TGeorgia0531-GA-4 MCVNLife Member
LADDEN , JAMES RPennsylvania0190-PA-1 MCVNLife Member
LEEDOM , RANDYOregon0072-OR-3 MCVNLife Member
LOFTUS , OWENSouth Carolina0932-SC-4 ARKRLife Member
LUNKWICZ , JOHNTexas1513-TX-5 ARVNLife Member
MAY , KENNETH NNorth Carolina0642-NC-4 MCKRLife Member
MURRAY , ERMAN EFlorida0758-FL-4 ARKRLife Member
NELSON , CHARLIE PAULFlorida0758-FL-4 NVW2Life Member
PUGH , GLOVERAlabama2202-AL-4 ARW2Life Member
ROY , LEON JFlorida0758-FL-4 ARVNLife Member
SMITH , JERRY DMissouri0115-MO-2 ARVNLife Member
SPONCEY , NORMAN FArizona0572-AZ-6 MCKRLife Member
TEMME , RAYMOND WMinnesota0005-MN-2 ARW2Life Member
THOMAS , CLEVELANDFlorida0758-FL-4 MCVNLife Member
TUMA , FRANKNew Mexico2004-NM-5 ARVNLife Member
WACHTER , ROBERT MMissouri0115-MO-2 MCW2Life Member
WEIDNER , ROBERT IPennsylvania1777-PA-1 ARKRLife Member
WOOD , WILLIAMFlorida0758-FL-4 NVVNLife Member
WOTRING , ERNEST HMissouri0621-MO-2 ARKRLife Member

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