Jonkman, Tjibbele

Date of birth:
September 17th, 1920 (Dokkum, The Netherlands)
Date of death:
June 28th, 2000
Service number:
2588
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Eerste Luitenant der Mariniers (Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
April 29th, 1943
Action:
Preparing and executing a plan for escaping from occupied Holland, after which, after having experienced many difficulties, England was reached.
Kruis van Verdienste (KV)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitein der Mariniers (Captain)
Awarded on:
November 29th, 1946
Action:
Has distinguished himself by courageous action towards the enemy by participating as 2nd Lieutenant of the Marines on 10 May 1940 in the fighting on the Boompjes in Rotterdam and especially in the occupation of the Maashotel. To stand there, to do much harm to the enemy and finally to vacate this hotel, because it had been set on fire by the enemy.
Bronzen Kruis (BK)

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