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Feldhaus van Ham, Engelbert Julius L.J.M.

Date of birth:
September 28th, 1916 (Zeist, Netherlands)
Date of death:
May 15th, 1995 (Middelbeers, Netherlands)
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Engelbert (Enk) Julius Luidpold Johann Maria Feldhaus van Ham was in the resistance during the Second World War. Due to his German nationality, he was conscripted. Enk managed to defect to the Allies during the battle of El Alemein. He joined the Princess Irene Brigade on April 4, 1943 and subsequently landed in Normandy on August 8, 1944.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oorlogsvrijwilliger
Unit:
Koninklijke Nederlandse Brigade "Prinses Irene", Nederlandse Strijdkrachten in het Westen
Awarded on:
August 1951

with clasps "krijg te land 1940-1945" en "NormandiŽ 1944"
Oorlogsherinneringskruis (OHK)

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