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Arriens, Jan Willem

Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Officier-zeewaarnemer der Derde Klasse (Officer Observer Third Class)
Unit:
No. 320 (R.D.N.A.S.) Squadron
Awarded on:
July 20th, 1944
Citation:
"during an extensive period with No. 320 (R.D.N.A.S.) Squadron of the Dutch Naval Air Service in the United Koingdom, during war sorties against the enemy, having shown courages, perseverence and dutie to the service."
203rd Award.
Royal Decree No. 17, dated July 20th, 1944.
Vliegerkruis (VK)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Officier-vlieger der Tweede Klasse (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
No. 320 (R.D.N.A.S.) Squadron
Awarded on:
February 26th, 1946
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Permission to wear the medal received by Royal Decree No. 31, dated July 3rd, 1946.

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