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Wilden, van der, Willem "Golf"

Date of birth:
June 1st, 1910 (Hillegom, the Netherlands)
Date of death:
September 6th, 1944 (concentrationcamp Mauthausen/Upper Austria, Austria)
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
tijdelijk Dienstplichtig Sergeant
Unit:
N Section, Special Operations Executive (SOE), War Office, British Government
Awarded on:
May 2nd, 1953
Action:
Citation:
"Has decorated himself by courageous acting against the enemy as an agent in secret intelligence service, that had send him to by the enemy occupied territory, where he had to accomplish a life threatening task under extreme difficult circumstances, what by enemy counter measures resulted in his death."
Details:
Royal Decree No. 33 dated 2nd May 1953.
Awarded posthumously.
Bronzen Kruis (BK)

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