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ILLINOIS TREASURER MIKE FRERICHS’ OFFICE IS RETURNING ANOTHER LOST PURPLE HEART TO A VETERAN’S LOVED ONES. 
 
THE MEDAL WAS AWARDED TO ARMY VET PHILLIP MORRIS OF HARVEY, LEFT IN HIS SISTER’S SAFE DEPOSIT BOX, AND EVENTUALLY TURNED OVER TO THE TREASURER’S OFFICE. HE'S SINCE PASSED AWAY BUT FRERICHS SAYS THEY TRACKED DOWN MORRIS’S DAUGHTER AND GRANDSON.

 

 
MORRIS EARNED THE PURPLE HEART AFTER AN INJURY SUSTAINED IN THE VIETNAM WAR. THIS IS THE SIXTH PURPLE HEART THE TREASURER’S OFFICE HAS BEEN ABLE TO RETURN TO A FAMILY.

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