Dijkman, Hendricus Marinus

    Date of birth:
    June 18th, 1917 (the Hague, the Netherlands)
    Date of death:
    November 15th, 2010 (Arnhem, the Netherlands)
    Nationality:
    Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

    Biography

    Besides the decorations received for his service during the Second World War he also received the Ereteken voor Orde en Vrede met de gespen "1946", "1947" and "1948", the Huwelijksmedaille 1937 and the Onderscheidingsteken voor Langdurige Dienst als Officier.

    Promotions:
    1st August 1938: Tweede-luitenant der Artillerie;
    1st January 1945: Eerste-luitenant;
    15th May 1948: Kapitein;
    1st August 1953: Majoor;
    16th March 1960: Reserve-luitenant-kolonel der Artillerie.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Tijdelijk Majoor (Temporary Major)
    Unit:
    Wapen der Artillerie
    Awarded on:
    December 14th, 1949
    Details:
    Royal Decree No.49, dated December 14th, 1949.
    Bronzen Kruis (BK)
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Details:
    Received with clasps "NEDERLAND MEI 1940" and "KRIJG TE LAND 1940 - 1945".
    Oorlogsherinneringskruis (OHK)

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