PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Arriens, Jan Willem
Date of birth: Unknown
Nationality:  Dutch
     
VLIEGERKRUIS (VK)
Rank: Officier-zeewaarnemer der Derde Klasse (Officer Observer Third Class)
Unit: No. 320 (R.D.N.A.S.) Squadron
Awarded on: July 20th, 1944
Action: Citation:
"during an extensive period with No. 320 (R.D.N.A.S.) Squadron of the Dutch Naval Air Service in the United Koingdom, during war sorties against the enemy, having shown courages, perseverence and dutie to the service."
Details: 203rd Award.
Royal Decree No. 17, dated July 20th, 1944.
 
     
DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS (DFC)
Rank: Officier-vlieger der Tweede Klasse (Pilot Officer)
Unit: No. 320 (R.D.N.A.S.) Squadron
Awarded on: February 26th, 1946
Details: Permission to wear the medal received by Royal Decree No. 31, dated July 3rd, 1946.
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - MEIJER, H.G. & VIS, R., Het Vliegerkruis, De Bataafsche Leeuw, Amsterdam, 1997.
- The Dutch Medals Page
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