Schippers, Johannes Theodorus Maria

Date of birth:
May 1st, 1913 (Nijmegen, the Netherlands)
Date of death:
May 14th, 1940 (Rhenen, the Netherlands)
Buried on:
Dutch War Cemetery Grebbeberg
Row: 1. Grave: 7.
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

His remains were found on May 16th 1940 in the Bastallions HQ of Major Landzaat. This HQ was situated between the Paviljoen and the Hotel de Grebbeberg in Rhenen, the Netherlands.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Dienstplichtig Sergeant (Enlisted Sergeant)
Unit:
Groepscommandant, 1e Sectie, 3e Compagnie, Ie Bataljon, 8e Regiment Infanterie, Koninklijke Landmacht
Awarded on:
November 4th, 1948
Action:
Awarded for action at the Grebbeberg.
Details:
Royal Decree No. 12, dated November 4th, 1948.
Awarded posthumously.
Bronzen Kruis (BK)

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