Doorninck, van, Damiaen Joan
- Date of birth:
- August 29th, 1902 (Vught/Noord-Brabant, Netherlands)
- Date of death:
- September 24th, 1987 (Mynachlog-ddu/Wales, United Kingdom)
- Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)
Lieutenant Commander Damiaen Doornick was captured in May 1940. He was one the few who managed to escape from captivity by escaping from Colditz on 9 September 1942. The other escapees included RAF pilot Fowler. Only those 2 managed to reach neutral soil.
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- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Luitenant-ter-Zee 1e Klasse (Lieutenant-Commander)
- Awarded on:
- June 2nd, 1945
"For showing great courage, initiative and stamina after being held at numerous POW camps, by preparing his escape and finally reaching England after encountering many obstacles underway."