Category talk:Recipients of the Purple Heart medal

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Deleted[edit]

This should be deleted. Does anyone intend to list the thousands of service men and women who have been wounded in combat?

  • I'm moving it to "Famous Recipients of the Purple Heart Medal" Kurt Weber 6 July 2005 18:36 (UTC)
  • Maybe not...apparently categories can't be moved Kurt Weber 6 July 2005 18:37 (UTC)

Bot Needed[edit]

I came across [[Category:Recipients of the Purple Heart medal]] today and realized that it did not list very many people. I figured it would be a clever thing to do to search Wikipedia for articles that contain the phrase "Purple Heart" and add any recipients to the category. Well, we have hundreds of articles on Purple Heart recipients. I have added the top 10 pages worth of Google hits, but now I'm wondering if someone could write a bot to do this. The automated process would have to take into accont that the award is linked to from non-bio articles, such as books, lists of medals, etc. We don't want them all tagged, just the people. Can anyone help with the creation of such a bot?

Alternatively, we should do as the person above suggests and rename this category to "Famous Recipients of the Purple Heart medal"Johntex\talk 20:50, 1 November 2005 (UTC)

Disabled Vietnam vet[edit]

I'm a disabled Vietnam Veteran. I have received numerous medals, but not the Purple Heart. I recently heard that I could be honored with the Purple Heart, because I was found to be permanently disabled from injuries while in war. I am curious to know if this is true. My injury was from jumping out of a helicopter, not a firearm.

All depends reason you jumped out of a helicopter...

Robert Robersabel@aol.com

a couple of additions[edit]

I, Frank D. Jimenez, received the Purple Heart in VietNam on 23 Dec 1969, and my brother, Edmund Jimenez, received THREE purple hearts between 1967 and 1969.

Just thought I'd mention this.

Frank D. Jimenez RA18870810

TEL: (541) 776-9133

I FOUND A PURPLE HEART & TRYING TO LOCATE THE RECIPIENT[edit]

IT WAS FOUND AT A BUILDING IN WASHINGTON DC IT HAS THE SOLDIER'S NAME ENGRAVED ON THE BACK I WANT LOCATE HIM IF ANYONE CAN HELP ME RETURN THE MEDAL PLEASE CONTACT ME BY EMAIL JRLOWERY4@AOL.COM IT IS HARD TO BELIEVE & VERY FRUSTRATING THAT THE GOVERNMENT DOES NOT HAVE A SOMEWHAT OR COMPLETE LIST OF THESE HONOREES THANK YOU ACTIVE MEMBERS AND VETS OF ALL BRANCHES OF THE MILITARY —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 209.244.187.103 (talk) 17:15, 1 April 2007 (UTC).

My Uncle was a double recipient for injuries sustained in the Vietnam war. Yet he is not listed here. How can I have him added? He passed away on 18May07.

his name was Ted Wayne Wiggs. He was a Helo pilot for the US Army.



      • JAMES MARVIN GROCE - Purple Heart Receipent***

My grandfather James M. Groce of Jamestown, KY, (air force division) was awarded the purple heart medal for being injured in the Korean War. He was a fighter pilot and was shot down and severely injured. He was also part of the army in the 1st Calvary Division and was part of the service battery. He was also a POW during his service. If anyone can tell me how to find record of his medal, or maybe get it replaced, or if anyone knew my grandfather contact me by e-mail aleap2@ivytech.edu —Preceding unsigned comment added by 75.15.11.97 (talk) 15:36, 9 January 2008 (UTC)



I found a Purple Heart at an antique store and would like to a) authenticate it and b) learn more about the recipient, yet there are so little names here this page is almost worthless. Name is: Walter H. Schultz—Preceding unsigned comment added by 66.122.67.76 (talk) 17:03, 27 September 2008 (UTC)

im looking for...[edit]

im looking for my friend, brandon robinson. he has recently recived the purple heart and i would like to find something on the net about it. if you can help me, please email me at chicanablessing@redrivermail.com ---- thanks. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 216.226.10.148 (talk) 05:02, 23 May 2008 (UTC)

MSG Johancharles Van Boers a Lipan Apache earned two Bronze Stars and three Purple Hearts during Operation Iraqi Freedom.[edit]

US Army MSG Johancharles "Chuck" Van Boers an enrolled memeber of the Lipan Apache earned two Bronze Stars and three Purple Hearts during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He also had the titled as War Chief for the Lipan Apache bestowed upon him on December 31st, 2007. Prior to that the last know living Lipan Apache War Chief was in 1930. MSG Boers is the only know War Chief to be currently on active duty. See this link for more information and facts: http://www.lipanapachebandoftexas.com/war.html —Preceding unsigned comment added by 98.112.52.160 (talk) 03:21, 29 January 2009 (UTC) The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor http://www.thepurpleheart.com/recipient/RecipientDetails.aspx?wid=e2ff5bc1-fac8-4ad9-848b-07dfcba929d7