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Hollander, den, Jacob Laurens

Date of birth:
May 2nd, 1916 (Axel/Zeeland, the Netherlands)
Date of death:
June 15th, 1997 (Katwijk at Sea, the Netherlands)
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
With Swords.
Officier in de Orde van Oranje Nassau (ON.4)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Officier-vlieger der Eerste Klasse
Unit:
Marine Luchtvaartdienst
Awarded on:
March 21st, 1944
Details:
147th Award.
Royal Decree No. 2 dated March 21st 1944.
Vliegerkruis (VK)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Officier-vlieger der Eerste Klasse
Unit:
RAF No. 320 (Dutch) Squadron
Awarded on:
November 8th, 1946
Details:
501st Award.
Royal Decree No. 20 dated November 8th 1956.
Received as the number "2" for on the ribbon of the first VK.
Vliegerkruis (VK)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Received with three clasps.
Oorlogsherinneringskruis (OHK)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
With number "15"
Ereteken voor Langdurige Dienst als Officier
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Received with Palme.
Croix de Guerre 1940

Sources

  • - Meijer H.G., Vis R.,Het Vliegerkruis, Voor initiatief, moed en volharding, De Bataafsche Leeuw, Amsterdam, Antwerpen, 1997
    - The Dutch Medals Page