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Adriaansen, Josephus "Sjef"

Date of birth:
June 9th, 1919 (Woensdrecht, the Netherlands)
Date of death:
August 8th, 1944 (Camp Vught, the Netherlands)
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Dienstplichtig Sergeant (Enlisted Sergeant)
Awarded on:
September 2nd, 1943

Royal decree no. 12
Kruis van Verdienste (KV)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Dienstplichtig Wachtmeester (Enlisted Sergeant)
Unit:
Secret Intelligence Service (SIS/MI6), Directorate of Military Intelligence (DMI), War Office, British Government
Awarded on:
May 2nd, 1953
Recommendation:
He has distinguished himself in the face of the enemy as an agent of a secret intelligence agency which dispatched him to enemey held territory over the years 1940 to 1945 where he had to fullfill life threatening duties under extremely difficult conditions that ultimately led to his death by enemy counter action.

Awarded posthumously.
Royal Decree No. 33.
Bronzen Kruis (BK)

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