Class of 1943

Henry Schenk '43

September 16, 2013

Purple Heart of Hero Henry Schenk ’43 to be Returned to Family in November Ceremony

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A Purple Heart, found in a box of books bought at a yard sale in Pinehurst, N.C., by Kimberly Paller about a year ago, was awarded posthumously to 1st Lt. Henry A. Schenk ’43, killed in action during the Korean War. She found his name inscribed on the back of the medal and began a [...]