- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Luitenant-generaal (Lieutenant-general)
- No. 322 (Dutch) Squadron, Royal Air Force
- Awarded on:
- July 3rd, 1946
By his skills and perseverance shown in warfare and other aerial flights, and his continuous enthusiasm he showed courage, conduct and initiative. His inspiring example has highly contributed in stimulating the professional zeal and performance of the members of the Dutch Air forces.
Royal Decree No. 75 dd. July 3rd 1946