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88-year-old World War II veteran's Purple Heart and other medals stolen from home


Clyde Kellogg stormed the beaches of Guadalcanal experiencing intense combat. He says his war medals were taken from his wall on Friday. (

An 88-year-old World War II veteran says he is devastated after eight medals he was given for his military service, including a Purple Heart, were stolen from his home. 

Retired 1st Sgt. Clyde Kellogg says he is begging the perpetrator to bring his medals back.

“They don’t have any financial value what so ever,” Kellogg told Fox5. “It’s devastating to have lost something I’ve treasured for over 65 years.”

Kellogg was just 18 when he joined the military, and experienced some of the toughest combat of the war when he stormed the beaches of Guadalcanal.

Kellogg was shot in the throat and spent a year in the hospital battling malaria. He earned a Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Presidential Unit Citation, World War II victory medal, three riflery medals and a good-conduct medal while serving.

Kellogg tells Fox5 he believes he was home when the medals were stolen, and that he has an idea of who may have took them. 

He says he just wants his medals back, and the thief can drop them off no questions asked.

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