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eMedals-A Vietnam War Purple Heart & Document to Private First Class Kehoe; 19th Engineer Battalio

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A Vietnam War Purple Heart & Document to Private First Class Kehoe; 19th Engineer Battalio

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A Vietnam War Purple Heart & Document to Private First Class Kehoe; 19th Engineer Battalio

Bronze gilt and enamels, un-named, 35 mm x 44 mm, original ribbon with brooch pinback, scattered spotting, near extremely fine. Accompanied by its 10.3 mm x 36 mm Ribbon Bar with pinback and its 3.5 mm x 17 mm enameled Ribbon Bar with button hole attachment, in its hardshelled case of issue, marked "PURPLE HEART" on the lid, slightly soiled askew lid, scuffed bottom, case fine. Accompanied by his Purple Heart Award Document (inscribed "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 HAS AWARDED THE PURPLE HEART ESTABLISHED BY GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON AT NEWBURGH, NEW YORK, AUGUST 7, 1782 TO PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ROBERT B. KEHOE, US 56 723 831 UNITED STATES ARMY FOR WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION 22 April 1969 GIVEN UNDER MY HAND IN THE CITY OF WASHINGTON THIS TWENTY-FIRST DAY OF MAY 1969 HQ, 45th Engineer Group (Construction)", signed by Colonel John G. Waggener CE Commanding and printed signature of Secretary of the Army Stanley R. Resor, printed in black, purple and gold inks on a thick off-white paper stock by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, 203 mm x 267 mm); and a Letter from the Department of the Army, Headquarters of the 45th Engineer Group (Construction) (listing twenty-one soldiers from the 19th Engineer Battalion who received wounds on April 22, 1969 and were to receive the Purple Heart on May 21st, printed in black ink on an off-white paper stock, 203 mm x 267 mm); both enclosed in a War Office Folder (green plastic wrapped around a thick cardboard frame, embossed United States of America War Office seal on the cover, the letter and document each under a sheet of clear plastic, 215 mm x 285 mm, scuffed exterior).

Footnote: 56 723 831 Private First Class Robert B. Kehoe, Company D, 19th Engineer Battalion, 45th Engineer Group received a Purple Heart for wounds received in the Republic of Vietnam, along with twenty other soldiers in his battalion, on April 22, 1969. Each of the recipients were issued their Purple Hearts on May 21, 1969.

Bronze gilt and enamels, un-named, 35 mm x 44 mm, original ribbon with brooch pinback, scattered spotting, near extremely fine. Accompanied by its 10.3 mm x 36 mm Ribbon Bar with pinback and its 3.5 mm x 17 mm enameled Ribbon Bar with button hole attachment, in its hardshelled case of issue, marked "PURPLE HEART" on the lid, slightly soiled askew lid, scuffed bottom, case fine. Accompanied by his Purple Heart Award Document (inscribed "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 HAS AWARDED THE PURPLE HEART ESTABLISHED BY GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON AT NEWBURGH, NEW YORK, AUGUST 7, 1782 TO PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ROBERT B. KEHOE, US 56 723 831 UNITED STATES ARMY FOR WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION 22 April 1969 GIVEN UNDER MY HAND IN THE CITY OF WASHINGTON THIS TWENTY-FIRST DAY OF MAY 1969 HQ, 45th Engineer Group (Construction)", signed by Colonel John G. Waggener CE Commanding and printed signature of Secretary of the Army Stanley R. Resor, printed in black, purple and gold inks on a thick off-white paper stock by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, 203 mm x 267 mm); and a Letter from the Department of the Army, Headquarters of the 45th Engineer Group (Construction) (listing twenty-one soldiers from the 19th Engineer Battalion who received wounds on April 22, 1969 and were to receive the Purple Heart on May 21st, printed in black ink on an off-white paper stock, 203 mm x 267 mm); both enclosed in a War Office Folder (green plastic wrapped around a thick cardboard frame, embossed United States of America War Office seal on the cover, the letter and document each under a sheet of clear plastic, 215 mm x 285 mm, scuffed exterior).
 
Footnote: 56 723 831 Private First Class Robert B. Kehoe, Company D, 19th Engineer Battalion, 45th Engineer Group received a Purple Heart for wounds received in the Republic of Vietnam, along with twenty other soldiers in his battalion, on April 22, 1969. Each of the recipients were issued their Purple Hearts on May 21, 1969.
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