PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Dekeling, Jan
Date of birth: September 20th, 1918 (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Nationality:  Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)
BIOGRAPHY: 
Jan Dekeling was a Brewster 339 pilot in the KNIL. He was made POW on Java in 1942 and survived the war.
     
BRONZEN KRUIS (BK)
Rank: Vaandrig-vlieger (Ensign)
Unit: 2e Afdeling van Vliegtuiggroep 5, Militaire Luchtvaart van het Koninklijk Nederlandsch-Indisch Leger
Awarded on: February 24th, 1942
Action: For air actions against Japan.
Details: Royal Decree No. 01Z
 
     
WING PILOOT KNIL
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Rohan Eckardt
Information source(s):   - Dekeling, J. | Onderscheidingen | Defensie.nl
- The Loss of Java (NUS Press, Singapore, 2011)
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