Bronkhorst, Nicolaas Anthonius Stefanus "Nico"

Date of birth:
June 6th, 1916 (Arnhem, the Netherlands)
Date of death:
February 11th, 2010
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Nico Bronkhorst entered volunteer service in 1937. After his training at Amersfoort he was stationed as Wachtmeester with the Eskadron PAG, 1e Regiment Huzaren. With this unit he was involved in the fightings in May 1940. With the liberation of Maastricht in 1944 he became Sectiecommandant with the Ordedienst (OD) and was incorporated in the Binnenlandse Strijdkrachten.

He ended his military career as Dienstdoend Motor Tranposrt Officier, Garnizoen Jagers with the rank of Sergeant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Wachtmeester (Sergeant)
Unit:
Eskadron PAG, 1e Regiment Huzaren
Mobilisatie-Oorlogskruis (MOK)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Wachtmeester (Sergeant)
Unit:
Eskadron PAG, 1e Regiment Huzaren
Draaginsigne Veteranen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Sectie Commandant
Herinneringsinsigne Binnenlandse Strijdkrachten 1944-1945

Sources

  • Photo 1: Herman N. Bronkhorst
  • Photo: Herman N. Bronkhorst
  • - Checkpoint Nr. 3, April 2010

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