Moolenburgh, Cornelis

Date of birth:
June 26th, 1901
Date of death:
January 31st, 1997
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

In the 1920's heserved on several ships
In 1938 he represented the Dutch Govererment during the Red Cross conference in London.
In 1940 he served as CO of Naval Intelligence.
During WW2 he served mainly as naval liason in London, advising on British bombing missions on Dutch territory.
In the 1950's he served as inspector-general in the shipping industry

Promotions
Sub Lieutenant 18-8-1921
Lieutenant: 18-08-2923
Lieutenant-Commander 21-08-1931
Commander 16-08-1942
Captain 1-9-1947 e o 1-4-1949

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1939
Chevalier de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Luitenant-ter-Zee 1e Klasse (Lieutenant-Commander)
Awarded on:
December 4th, 1941
Permission granted to accept and wear by Royal Decree no. 7 dated 4 December 1941.
Medal presented Admirality House London, 1942
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitein-Luitenanant-ter-Zee (Commander)
Awarded on:
September 1946
With Swords.
Officier in de Orde van Oranje Nassau (ON.4)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitein-ter-Zee (Captain)
Awarded on:
July 6th, 1948
Medal presented by the British Consul, Sir Philp Nichols, 6 July, 1948, The Hague, Ridderzaal.
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
For 25 years of service (XXV)
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