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Werve de Vorsselaer, Graaf van de, Léon A.M.J.G.

Date of birth:
October 14th, 1919 (Antwerp, Belgium)
Date of death:
February 3rd, 1945 (Dalfsen, the Netherlands)
Service number:
1424895
Nationality:
Belgian (1830-present, Constitutional Monarchy)

Biography

Léon van de Werve de Vorsselaer was killed in action near Dalfse, the Netherlands, while attacking a V 2 launch site.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Adjudant Vlieger (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
No. 349 (Belgian) Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
May 23rd, 1950
"His war flights over the Netherlands in 1944 and 1945, where he was shot down near DALFSEN on February 3, 1945, during a bombardment of a V 2 emplacement."

700th Award.
Royal Decree no.16, dated May 23rd, 1950.
Awarded posthumously.
Vliegerkruis (VK)

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