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Beckering Vinckers, Jan

Date of birth:
November 8th, 1901 (Haarlem, the Netherlands)
Date of death:
July 16th, 1965 (Rotterdam, the Netherlands)
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Luitenant-ter-Zee 1e Klasse (Lieutenant-Commander)
Unit:
Hr. Ms. Java, Koninklijke Marine
Awarded on:
July 25th, 1946
For gallantry in the Battle of the Javasea on February 27th, 1942.

Royal Decree No. 5.
Bronzen Leeuw (BL)

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