PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Arseneault, Welly
Date of birth: Unknown
Date of death:  April 14th, 1945 (near Zwolle, the Netherlands)
Nationality:  Canadian
     
BRONZEN LEEUW (BL)
Rank: Corporal
Unit: le Regiment de la Chaudiere, Canadian Infantry Corps
Awarded on: December 8th, 1945
Action: The utmost gallantry, Pesonal bravery and high standard of devotion to duty displayed bij Corporal Arseneault were an inspiration to all, and were intrumental in the capture of Zwolle on the morning of the 15 April 1945, without a civillian casualty.
Details: Royal decree No.2, dated December 8th, 1945.
Awarded posthumously.
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - MEIJER, H.G., Bronzen Leeuw, Bronzen Kruis, De Bataafsche Leeuw, Amsterdam, 1990.
- The Dutch Medals Page
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