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Tazelaar, Pieter "Peter"

Date of birth:
May 5th, 1920 (Fort De Kock, Dutch East Indies)
Date of death:
June 6th, 1993 (Hindelopen, the Netherlands)
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Dienstplichtig Sergeant.
Unit:
Wapen der Infanterie, bij de inlichtingendienst.
Awarded on:
September 9th, 1944
Royal decree no.3
Ridder vierde klasse der Militaire Willems Orde (MWO.4)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Reserve Kapitein voor Algemene Diensten.
Unit:
Inlichtingendienst.
Awarded on:
December 22nd, 1951
Bronzen Leeuw (BL)

Sources

  • Photo 1: Dick Tazelaar
  • Photo: Through Dick Tazelaar (photo probably taken in 1964 during the wedding of Geraldine Doorn in Rotterdam)
  • - Heuvel C.C. van den, Gedenkboek Verzetsherdenkingskruis, Samsom Uitgeverij, 1985
    - Maalderink P.G.H., De Militaire Wilemsorde sedert 1940, Sijthoff Pers, Rijswijk, 1982
    - The Dutch Medals Page

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