Accession number: MO 63.1941.1.2
Maker: South Pacific Force of the United States Pacific Fleet, United States Navy
Date Made: 1943
Medium: Type written document
Dimensions: Framed: 11 x 8 inches
Citation for the Purple Heart awarded to Lieutenant John F. Kennedy for injury received as a result of enemy action on August 1, 1943 while serving in World War II. Signed by W.F. Halsey, Admiral, United States Navy. Typewritten in black ink on bond paper.
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