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Simon Thomas, Hans

Date of birth:
December 12th, 1907 (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
Date of death:
May 12th, 1940 (Achterveld, The Netherlands)
Buried on:
Dutch War Graves Barneveld
Plot: A8. Grave: 63/64.
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Eerste Luitenant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
8e Eskadrons Wielrijders, Wapen der Cavalerie
Awarded on:
May 6th, 1946
"Has distinguished himself as commander of a platoon cyclists in a fight with a powerful enemy at Achterveld (East of Amersfoort) on 12 May 1940; Has been killed in the process. "
Royal decree no. 2 (posthumously awarded)
Bronzen Kruis (BK)

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