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Slopsma, L.F. "Niek"

Date of birth:
January 10th, 1914 (Groningen, the Netherlands)
Date of death:
February 19th, 2011 (Den Helder, the Netherlands)
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Servicenumber 12392.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kwartiermeester (Petty Officer)
Unit:
Motorkanonneerboot M.G.B. 114
Awarded on:
August 26th, 1943
Recommendation:
"For having displayed courage, ability and perseverance whilst serving as a crewmember of Our MTB 114 and previously as a crewmember of Our MGB 46 for a prolonged period of time in various hazardous actions against the enemy, as a result of which said actions could be carried out succesfully."
Royal Decree No.12, August 26th, 1943.
By recommendation of the Secretary of the Navy, dated August 19th, 1943, No. S 356/36/4 G 1943.
Bronzen Kruis (BK)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Received with the clasps "KRIJG TER ZEE 1940-1945" and "NEDERLAND MEI 1940".
Oorlogsherinneringskruis (OHK)

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