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Arendse, Pieter Arnoldus "Seakale"

Date of birth:
February 14th, 1912 ('s-Gravenhage, the Netherlands)
Date of death:
September 7th, 1944 (Mauthausen, Austria)
Buried on:
Memorial and Grave Victims Englandspiel
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Dienstplichtig Sergeant (Enlisted Sergeant)
Unit:
N Section, Special Operations Executive (SOE), British Government
Awarded on:
May 2nd, 1953
Awarded for:
Operation Plan Holland
Recommendation:
He has distinguished himself in the face of the enemy as an agent of a secret intelligence group that had dispatched him in the years between 1940 and 1945 to enemy held territory where he had to perform a life threatening task under extremely trying circumstances, ultimately leading to his death by enemy counter-action.

Royal decree no. 22
Bronzen Kruis (BK)

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