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O'REILLY GENERAL HOSPITAL OF SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI
Purple Heart Awards

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R0074
Purple Heart awards in their cases, complete with lapel pins and ribbon bars, lined up on a table. Undated. (SIGNAL CORPS Mis-122) It’s possible the medals were for an awards ceremony mentioned in the Springfield Leader & Press, 6-8-43, which stated eleven Purple Hearts would be awarded to O’Reilly patients.

 
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