Purple Heart for PFC Ardell Van Over

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Title

Purple Heart for PFC Ardell Van Over

Description

A Purple Heart medal awarded to the family of PFC Ardell Van Over posthumously in 1952. PFC Van Over fought in the Battle of the Bulge where according to oral history, stepped on a land mine. He passed from complications of the wounds several months later.

Subject

World War II

Source

United States Army

Creator

N/A

Publisher

N/A

Date

Late 1940's-Early 1950's

Contributor

Donald Van Over

Rights

University of Illinois Springfield

Relation

N/A

Format

Metal medal with cloth topping.

Language

N/A

Type

Medal

Identifier

VanOver-D-Photo-1

Coverage

[no text]

Files

VanOver_D_Photo_1d.JPG
VanOver_D_Photo_1c.JPG

Citation

N/A, “Purple Heart for PFC Ardell Van Over,” UIS History Harvest, accessed November 23, 2020, http://uishistharv1.uis.edu/items/show/356.