- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Tijd. majoor (Temporary Major)
- Wapen der Infanterie, Koninklijke Landmacht
- Awarded on:
- July 19th, 1946
He has distinguished himself by courageous conduct against the enemey on May 13th, 1940, near Dordrecht by having organized the retreat of the troops of the Light Division and the opposition of the rearguard during bombing attacks and attacks by armoured vehicles; having urged to hold out by his example.
Royal Decree No. 6, dated July 19th, 1946