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- Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)
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- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Awarded on:
- March 15th, 1941
For courageous and tactful conduct as crewmember of the ss Volendam which was torpedoed in the north-Atlantic on Friday, August 30th, 1940, in the execution of tasks alloted to him, contributing to the succesful rescue of 878 persons, including 335 children and enabling the vessel to be safely returned to port.
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