Melick, van, Jacobus Hubertus

Date of birth:
July 2nd, 1892 (Maasniel, the Netherlands)
Date of death:
May 13th, 1940 (Arnhem, the Netherlands)
Buried on:
Dutch War Graves General Cemetery Moscowa Arnhem
Grave: 7.
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Opperwachtmeester-instructeur der Huzaren
Unit:
8e Eskadron Wielrijders, Wapen der Cavalerie
Awarded on:
May 6th, 1946
Action:
"By courageous action against the enemy, he has distinguished himself as commander of a platoon of cyclists in a battle with an overwhelming enemy at Achterveld (East of Amersfoort) on 12 May 1940. In that case he was killed."
Details:
Posthumously awarded (Royal Decree no.2)
Bronzen Kruis (BK)

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