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Pvt Paul F Nydegger
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Birth: Dec. 18, 1913
Clarks Hill
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA
Death: Nov. 5, 1992
Oklahoma, USA

This was my Great Uncle Paul. He was my Grandfather Lee's brother. I do not remember ever meeting Paul but I did see pictures from my Grandparents visits to see him in Oklahoma. I know that he loved Dobermans. He had one that my Grandpa told me was spoiled rotten. It ate food that was cooked by Paul.

Purple Heart
The General, ever desirous to cherish virtuous ambition in his soldiers as well as foster and encourage every species of military merit, directs that whenever any singularly meritorious action is performed, the author of it shall be permitted to wear on his facings, over his left breast, the figure of a heart in purple cloth or silk edged with narrow lace or binding. Not only instances of unusual gallantry but also of extraordinary fidelity and essential service in any way shall meet with due reward. The name and regiment of the persons so certified are to be enrolled in a Book of Merit which shall be kept in the orderly room." The order further states: "Men who have merited this distinction to be suffered to pass all guards and sentinels which officers are permitted to do. The order to be retroactive to the earliest stages of the war, and to be a permanent one." Washington ended his order with: "The road to glory in a patriot army and a free country is thus open to all."

General George Washington 
Family links: 
  Daniel Richard Nydegger (1875 - 1947)
  Amy J Paulin Nydegger (1877 - 1928)
  Paul W Nydegger (1947 - 2003)*
  Bernice Mahala Nydegger Fidler (1906 - 1989)*
  Richard Nydegger (1908 - 1908)*
  Benjamin Blaine Nydegger (1910 - 1987)*
  Paul F Nydegger (1913 - 1992)
  Lee Daniel Nydegger (1916 - 2000)*
  Alta Irene Nydegger (1918 - 1918)*
*Calculated relationship
Paul F
US Army
World War II
Dec 18 1913
Nov 5 1992
Purple Heart
Fort Gibson National Cemetery
Fort Gibson
Muskogee County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: 17, 307
Maintained by: familyroots♡
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3014985
Pvt Paul F Nydegger
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Pvt Paul F Nydegger
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This is my grandfather the dogs name was boggie and my dads dog was baran i'm his grand daughter. I don't know much about my dads side of the family but my grandfather had two children Paul W. and Najia Paul W. Had 3 children James, Amanda, and Paula. Naj...(Read more)
- Amanda Nydegger
 Added: Aug. 15, 2012
Thank You!
- familyroots♡
 Added: Jul. 27, 2010

- laura marvel
 Added: Apr. 14, 2010
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