Skip to comments.WWII Purple Heart found inside flea market record player
Posted on 02/27/2013 11:28:44 AM PST by Kartographer
A Purple Heart, earned by a fallen Upstate soldier in World War II, has been returned to his family 70 years later.
The piece was found last October, rattling inside a record player bought at the Anderson Jockey lot.
The finder wanted to find the rightful heirs to Sgt. James Carithers' honor, so he searched online and found a website, Genealogytrails.com. Folks there connected him to an Upstate high schooler. Seventeen year-old Andrew Staton made the connection.
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Too cool. Thanks for posting this.
Awesome! Thanks for this post. Probably the only good news of the day.
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