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Aernout, William Otto Pierre Regina

    Date of birth:
    September 16th, 1909 (The Hague, the Netherlands)
    Date of death:
    September 19th, 1993 (The Hague, the Netherlands)
    Nationality:
    Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

    Biography

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Officier-Vlieger der Tweede Klasse (Pilot Officer)
    Unit:
    No. 321 (Dutch) Squadron, Royal Air Force
    Awarded on:
    March 21st, 1944

    140th Award.
    Awarded with "Eervolle Vermelding".
    Royal Decree No.2, March 21st, 1944.
    Replaced by "Bronzen Leeuw".
    Vliegerkruis (VK)
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Officier-Vlieger der Tweede Klasse (Pilot Officer)
    Awarded on:
    March 21st, 1944

    Awarded with the "Vliegerkruis".
    Royal Decree No.2, March 21st, 1944.
    Replaced by "Bronzen Leeuw".
    Eervolle Vermelding (EV)
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Officier-Vlieger der Tweede Klasse (Pilot Officer)
    Awarded on:
    March 21st, 1944
    Received for air operations against Japan.

    Royal Decree No.2, March 21st, 1944.
    To replace the "Vliegerkruis" with "Eervolle Vermelding".
    Bronzen Leeuw (BL)
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Officier-Vlieger der Tweede Klasse (Pilot Officer)
    Unit:
    No. 321 Squadron
    Awarded on:
    August 3rd, 1944

    230th Award.
    Royal Decree No.5, August 3rd, 1944.
    Vliegerkruis (VK)
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)

    awarded with 3 clasps
    Oorlogsherinneringskruis (OHK)
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)

    awarded with 1 clasp
    Ereteken voor Orde en Vrede

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