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Snijders, Cornelis Jacobus

Date of birth:
September 29th, 1852 (Nieuwe-Tonge, the Netherlands)
Date of death:
May 26th, 1939 (Hilversum, the Netherlands)
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Atjeh-war (1873-1914)
Rank:
2e Luitenant (Second Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
November 12th, 1875
"For his heroic conduct in military action against Kota Alam on November 17, 1874, and against Missigit Long Batta on January 1, 1875."

Royal decree no 18
Ridder vierde klasse der Militaire Willems Orde (MWO.4)
Period:
Atjeh-war (1873-1914)
Awarded on:
1877

With claps "Atjeh 1873-1876"
Ereteken voor Belangrijke Krijgsbedrijven
Awarded on:
1887

XLV
Ereteken voor Langdurige Dienst als Officier
Rank:
Kapitein (Captain)
Awarded on:
August 31st, 1894
Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw - Ridder (NL.3)
Rank:
Luitenant-generaal (Lieutenant-general)
Awarded on:
March 11th, 1914
Grootofficier in de Orde van Oranje Nassau (ON.2)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Generaal (General)
Awarded on:
November 13th, 1919
Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw - Ridder Grootkruis (NL.1)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Generaal (General)
Awarded on:
November 13th, 1919
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Generaal (General)
Awarded on:
February 1923
Presented on 11 March 1923.
Grootkruis in de Kroonorde
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Generaal (General)
Awarded on:
1925
Mobilisatiekruis 1914-1918
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Generaal (General)
Awarded on:
1939

Posthumously awarded
Kruis van Verdienste van het Nederlandse Rode Kruis

With swords
Sanct Olavs Orden Commander
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Generaal (General)
Kungliga Svärdsorden - Commander
Ordinul Corona Romaneii Officer
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Generaal (General)
Ordine dei Santi Maurizio e Lazzaro - Cavaliere

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