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Bruyn Kops, de, Jan Willem "Pim"

Date of birth:
July 10th, 1922 (Batavia/Java, Dutch East Indies)
Date of death:
February 4th, 2008 (Hilversum, the Netherlands)
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Dienstplichtig Soldaat
Awarded on:
February 25th, 1943
Action:
Citation:
"For tactful preparing and executing th plan for an escape from occupied the Nethelrands after which, after having encountered many difficultied, England was reached."
Details:
Royal Decree No. 11 dated 25th February 1943.
Kruis van Verdienste (KV)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Reserve sergeant vlieger der Marine Luchtvaartdienst
Unit:
No. 320 (Dutch) Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
May 12th, 1945
Vliegerkruis (VK)
Action:
For war operations over Western Europe.
Citation:
"During log time with the 320th Squadron R.D.N.A.S. of our Fleet Air Arm in the United Kingdom, during war sorties against the enemy, having shown courage, competence, perseverence and obligated to duty."
Details:
378th Award.
Royal Decree No. 12 dated 12th May 1945.

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