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Vlielander Hein, Max Adolf

Date of birth:
January 3rd, 1919 (Den Haag, The Netherlands)
Date of death:
May 14th, 1940 (Leersum, The Netherlands)
Buried on:
Dutch War Graves IJmuiden
Plot: S. Row: 143. Grave: DI.
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Reserve-Wachtmeester
Unit:
3e Regiment Huzaren, Wapen der Cavalerie
Awarded on:
May 6th, 1946
Recommendation:
He has distinguished himself in combat against the enemy during the fighting near Rhenen on May 12 and 13, 1940, by frequently repositioning his guns himself under enemy fire and, in frequent contact with his gun commanders, having maintained the fighting power and the morale of his men at a high level, as well as in a rear guard action near Leersum against a superior enemy whereby he was killed.

Posthumously awarded (Royal Decree no. 9)
Bronzen Kruis (BK)

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