PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Aernout, William Otto Pierre Regina
Date of birth: September 16th, 1909 (The Hague, the Netherlands)
Date of death:  September 19th, 1993 (The Hague, the Netherlands)
Nationality:  Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)
     
VLIEGERKRUIS (VK)
Rank: Officier-Vlieger der Tweede Klasse (Pilot Officer)
Awarded on: March 21st, 1944
Details: 140th Award.
Awarded with "Eervolle Vermelding".
Royal Decree No.2, March 21st, 1944.
Replaced by "Bronzen Leeuw".
 
     
EERVOLLE VERMELDING (EV)
Rank: Officier-Vlieger der Tweede Klasse (Pilot Officer)
Awarded on: March 21st, 1944
Details: Awarded with the "Vliegerkruis".
Royal Decree No.2, March 21st, 1944.
Replaced by "Bronzen Leeuw".
 
     
BRONZEN LEEUW (BL)
Rank: Officier-Vlieger der Tweede Klasse (Pilot Officer)
Awarded on: March 21st, 1944
Action: Received for air operations against Japan.
Details: Royal Decree No.2, March 21st, 1944.
To replace the "Vliegerkruis" with "Eervolle Vermelding".
 
     
VLIEGERKRUIS (VK)
Rank: Officier-Vlieger der Tweede Klasse (Pilot Officer)
Unit: No. 321 Squadron
Awarded on: August 3rd, 1944
Details: 230th Award.
Royal Decree No.5, August 3rd, 1944.
 
     
OORLOGSHERINNERINGSKRUIS (OHK)
Details: awarded with 3 clasps
 
     
ERETEKEN VOOR ORDE EN VREDE
Details: awarded with 1 clasp
 
     
ERETEKEN VOOR LANGDURIGE DIENST ALS OFFICIER
Details: XX
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - MEIJER, H.G., Bronzen Leeuw, Bronzen Kruis, De Bataafsche Leeuw, Amsterdam, 1990.
- MEIJER, H.G. & VIS, R., Het Vliegerkruis, De Bataafsche Leeuw, Amsterdam, 1997.
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