Jansen van Galen, Hendrik

Date of birth:
April 11th, 1890 (Rheden, the Netherlands)
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Opperwachtmeester der Koninklijke Marechaussee
Unit:
Brigade Nijmegen der Koninklijke Marechaussee
Awarded on:
November 13th, 1946
Action:
Recommendantion:
For having distinguished himself on May 14th, 1940, by courageous conduct against the enemy by participating voluntarily in een operation against an obviously superior enemy force near the railway bridge at Culemborg and, operating fearlessly in the frontlines, having inspired his comrades to press home the attack.
Details:
Royal Decree Nr. 10, dated November 13th, 1946.
Bronzen Kruis (BK)

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