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Dekeling, Jan

Date of birth:
September 20th, 1918 (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Jan Dekeling was a Brewster 339 pilot in the KNIL. He was made POW on Java in 1942 and survived the war.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Vaandrig-vlieger (Ensign)
Unit:
2e Afdeling van Vliegtuiggroep 5, Militaire Luchtvaart van het Koninklijk Nederlandsch-Indisch Leger
Awarded on:
February 24th, 1942
Action:
For air actions against Japan.
Details:
Royal Decree No. 01Z
Bronzen Kruis (BK)

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