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Dijk, van, Leendert Meeuwis

Date of birth:
January 11th, 1901 (Vlissingen, the Netherlands)
Date of death:
April 27th, 1943 (Mediterranean)
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Eerste Stuurman
Unit:
m.s. "Merope"
Awarded on:
October 28th, 1943
Awarded with "Eervolle Vermelding" and later changed to "Bronzen Leeuw" with the same citation.
Royal Decree No.7, dated October 28th, 1943.
Awarded posthumously.
Bronzen Kruis (BK)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Eerste Stuurman
Unit:
m.s. "Merope"
Awarded on:
October 28th, 1943
Awarded with the "Bronzen Kruis" and later changed to "Bronzen Leeuw" with the same citation.
Royal Decree No.7, dated October 28th, 1943.
Awarded posthumously.
Eervolle Vermelding (EV)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Eerste Stuurman
Unit:
m.s. "Merope"
Awarded on:
1944
Dutch language citation available.
Awarded posthumously.
Changed by correction to the royal Decree No.7, dated October 28th, 1943.
Bronzen Leeuw (BL)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 9th, 1951
Posthumouslt awarded with the clasps "OORLOGSDIENST KOOPVAARDIJ 1940 - 1945" and "MIDDELLANDSE ZEE 1940 - 1945".
Oorlogsherinneringskruis (OHK)

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