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Kooij, van, Marinus Renardus

Date of birth:
February 15th, 1904 (Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
Date of death:
February 25th, 1941 (Carew/Pembrokeshire, Wales)
Buried on:
Dutch War Graves Carew Cheriton
Row: C. Grave: 7.
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Reserve Luitenant-ter-Zee Vlieger der 2e Klasse
Awarded on:
July 16th, 1940
Awarded for:
Operation Fall Gelb
Recommendation:
For eminent deeds in times of war, performed for the Fatherland for having managed to shoot down one of his opponents, serving in the obsolete aircraft F V flying in formation with another aircraft after having been attacked by 3 modern enemy fighter aircraft.
K.B. No. 1. Later replaced with the BL
Bronzen Kruis (BK)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Reserve Luitenant-ter-Zee Vlieger der 2e Klasse
Awarded on:
July 16th, 1940
Awarded for:
Operation Fall Gelb
Eervolle Vermelding (EV)
K.B. no. 1. Later replaced with the BL.
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Reserve Luitenant-ter-Zee Vlieger der 2e Klasse
Bronzen Leeuw (BL)

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