Picked this Purple Heart up a while back (I believe on the USMF). At first it looked like some other WW2 era PH's that had been officially hand engraved. I couldn't find any WIA or KIA WW2, but did find an Army SFC in Korea that was WIA. Found the casualty report online where it stated that he was hospitalized, but upon pulling his discharge from St. Louis, there is no evidence of him being awarded the PH. To further muddy the waters, I found a Airman that was KIA in Vietnam with the same name.
My question is whether or not this PH is officially hand-engraved and if so, which era is it most likely from? Thanks in advance for those that are much more knowledgeable than I am!