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Catalog Number 2008.009.228
Object Name Reward Of Merit
Scope & Content "The United States of America. To all who shall see these presents, greeting: this is to certify that the President of the United States of America authorized by order of General George Washington, August 7, 1782, has awarded, posthumously, the Purple Heart, to Corporal Bruce Beck, US 55 033 907, Infantry, for wounds received in action resulting in his death 23 September, 1951, given under my hand in the city of Washington, this 31st day of October, 1951."
Catalog type Archive
Dates of Creation October 31, 1951
Title Certificate of award, The Purple Heart, to Corporal Bruce Beck
Collection Angela Beck Collection, EVLD
People Beck, Bruce
Search Terms Beck Family
Red Cliff, Colorado
Korean War
Subjects Awards
Military decorations
War casualties
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact