Hendrikx, Leonard Willem Marie

Date of birth:
September 21st, 1923 (Roermond, The Netherlands)
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Promotions:
21st April 1944: Reserve Tweede Luitenant-vlieger der Militaire Luchtvaart;
5th March 1948: Reserve Eerste Luitenant;
1st October 1950: Reserve Kapitein.

Career:
March 1945: No. 322 (Dutch) Squadron.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Dienstplichtig Soldaat
Unit:
Engelandvaarder
Awarded on:
February 25th, 1943
Action:
Citation:
"For with policy preparing and executing a plan to escape from occupied the Netherlands followed by, after having encountered many difficulties, reaching England."
Details:
Royal Decree No. 11, dated 25th February 1943.
Kruis van Verdienste (KV)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitein b.d. (Captain (ret.))
Unit:
No. 322 (Dutch) Squadron
Awarded on:
April 30th, 2018
Draaginsigne Gewonden
Details:
Received for wounds inflicted during a crash after an airbattle on April 1st, 1945.
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Received with a clasp.
Oorlogsherinneringskruis (OHK)

Sources

  • Photo 1: Pauline van Till
  • - Heuvel C.C. van den, Tensen W.J.C., Gedenkboek Verzetsherdenkingskruis, Samson Uitgeverij, 1985, ISBN 90 14 03462 8
    - The Dutch Medals Page
    - Brons, Jaargang 2018, Editie 90, page 16-17

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