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Officials Seek Family of Soldier Whose Purple Heart Found

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DELAWARE - The Department of Delaware Military Order is trying to reconnect a lost Purple Heart Medal with the family of a soldier killed in action during the Korean war. The Purple Heart Medal, earned by PFC John H. Poore of the U.S. Army, was found in Milford, Delaware. PFC Poore was from Wilmington, Delaware.

On November 24, 1951, he was killed in action while fighting the enemy in Korea. PFC Poore was assigned to the 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division

The MOPH Delaware Chapter 1787 is asking anyone with information that will help in returning the medal to the rightful family to please contact Commander John Jackson at jdsussex@verizon.net. You may also call Jackson at 302-228-9577.


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