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Arkel, van, Jan

Date of birth:
August 27th, 1919 (Buiksloot, the Netherlands)
Date of death:
February 23rd, 2011 (Helmond, the Netherlands)
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Promotions:
20th May 1948: Kapitein-vlieger Waarnemer;
16th August 1952: Majoor;
1st September 1956: Luitenant-kolonel;
1st November 1964: Kolonel.

Career:
6th January 1942 - 15th July 1942: No. 41 Squadron;
30th October 1946: Royal Netherlands Air Force;
1974: Retired.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Dienstplichtig Sergeant (Enlisted Sergeant)
Unit:
Motordienst
Awarded on:
December 6th, 1940
Details:
Royal Decree No. 6 dated 6th December 1940.
Bronzen Kruis (BK)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Flight Lieutenant
Unit:
No. 322 (Dutch) Squadron
Awarded on:
October 5th, 1944
Details:
283rd Award.
Royal Decree No. 30 dated 5th October 1944.
Vliegerkruis (VK)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1954
Ridder in de Orde van Oranje Nassau (ON.5)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Received with clasps "MEI 1940" and "OORLOGSVLUCHTEN 1940 - 1945".
Oorlogsherinneringskruis (OHK)
Ereteken voor Langdurige Dienst als Officier
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Received with clasp "FRANCE AND GERMANY".
Air Crew Europe Star

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