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Andringa, Leonardus Theodorus Cornelis "Turnip"

Date of birth:
November 22nd, 1913 (The Hague, the Netherlands)
Date of death:
September 6th, 1944 (Mauthausen, Austria)
Buried on:
Memorial and Grave Victims Englandspiel
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Promotions:
?: Dienstplichtig Sergeant, Wapen der Infanterie.

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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
Recommendation:
"He has distinguioshed himself as a member of a secret intelligence agency that has dispatched him in the years between 1940 and 1945 to enemy held territory where he had to perform life threatening actions under extremely trying circumstances that ultimately led to his death by enemy counter-action."

KB no 33
awarded posthumously
Bronzen Kruis (BK)

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