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Hargrove, Edward J.

Edward F. Hargrove, a native of New Market, Alabama, served in the United States Marine Corps where he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with the Combat “V” for his heroic achievement in the Republic of Vietnam on May 10, 1968. Serving as an Antitank Assault Section Leader, he repeatedly exposed himself to intense hostile fire in order to direct fire upon enemy emplacements. He was also awarded the Purple Heart for wounds received in action in Vietnam. Mr. Hargrove still resides in New Market, Alabama.