- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Officier-Vlieger der Tweede Klasse (Pilot Officer)
- No. 320 (Dutch) Squadron, Royal Air Force
He has, in approximately eight months, as captain of aircraft in 320 Squadron R.D.N.A.S. of Our Naval Air Service in the United Kingdom, displayed courage, persistence, capabilty and endurance in numerous operational sorties by day as well as by night, during which many succesful bombing attacks on enemy shippiing were launched, often in the face of intense enemy defensive fire while more than once attacks by enemy fighters had to be repulsed.
Royal Decree no. 5 dated 29 April, 1943.