Private Hyman Boress served with Company A, 316th Infantry Regiment, 79th Infantry Division during WWI. He was Wounded in Action on 05 November 1918 in Verdun, France.

His medal was rescued by our Valor Rescue team and was Purple Heart Medal #24265, which is a very early issue.

A special thanks to Mr. David Jackson of our Valor Guard for bringing this medal home to Hyman’s Grandson, Mr. Robert Weinberg.