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Alblas, Aart Hendrik "Aramis"

    Date of birth:
    September 20th, 1918 (Middelharnis, the Netherlands)
    Date of death:
    September 7th, 1944 (Mauthausen, Austria)
    Buried on:
    Memorial and Grave Victims Englandspiel
    Nationality:
    Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

    Biography

    Shot in concentration camp Mauthausen

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Luitenant ter Zee 3e Klasse
    Awarded on:
    November 6th, 1941
    For escaping from occupied territory in 1941.

    Royal Decree No. 5.
    Bronzen Kruis (BK)
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Luitenant-ter-zee der 3e klasse (Lieutenant 3rd Class)
    Unit:
    Secret Intelligence Service (SIS/MI6), Directorate of Military Intelligence (DMI), War Office, British Government
    Awarded on:
    December 4th, 1948
    Awarded for:
    Operation Contact Holland
    Has distinguished himself by excellent actions of courage, policy and faithfully. He landed by parachute on July 4, 1941 as second Dutchman in occupied Netherlands. He carried out the tasks he was given very creditable where he cleared himself gone among the particularly dangerous enemy.

    Posthumously awarded.
    Ridder vierde klasse der Militaire Willems Orde (MWO.4)

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