PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Amsterdam, van, Andreas Antonius Johannes
Date of birth: November 13th, 1917 (Kortenhoef, the Netherlands)
Date of death:  March 27th, 1945 (over Brandenburg, the Netherlands)
Nationality:  Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)
     
VLIEGERKRUIS (VK)
Rank: Reserve-eerste Luitenant
Unit: No. 320 Squadron
Awarded on: May 26th, 1944
Action: Citation:
"For a longe period with the 320th Squadron R.D.N.A.S. of our Fleet Air Arm in the United Kingdom, having shown courage, competence, obstinacy and devotion to duty, during war sorties against the enemy."
Details: 171st Award.
Royal Decree No. 6 dated 26th May 1944.
 
     
DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS (DFC)
Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Unit: No. 139 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on: July 3rd, 1945
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - MEIJER, H.G. & VIS, R., Het Vliegerkruis, De Bataafsche Leeuw, Amsterdam, 1997.
- Floor H., Gedenkrol van de Koninklijke Marine 1939-1963
- Nederlandse Ridderorden en Onderscheidingen
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