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Dutch awards to South African nationals for World War II

Agnew, John Gamble Knox

Known awards: MBE,OStJ,ON.4x

Officier in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Lieutenant-Colonel, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3221] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

Baston, George Robson Carruthers

Born Edinburgh (Scotland) 30 September, 1882. Died 5 December, 1949.
Known awards: ON.3x

Commandeur in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Commander in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Brigadier, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3207] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

Bird, Robert Vincent

Known awards: ON.4x

Officier in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Lieutenant-Colonel, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3222] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

Brink, George Edwin

Born at Jagersfontein (Orange Free State) 27 September, 1889. Died on 30 April, 1971.
Known awards: CB,CBE,DSO,ON.2x

Grootofficier in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Grand Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Major General, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3204] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

Beyers, Leonard

Born in Pretoria on 22 January, 1894.
Known awards: ON.2x

Grootofficier in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Grand Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Major General, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3205]

Clutton, Arthur Henry

Known awards: MC,BK

Bronzen Kruis
Bronze Cross
   Royal Decree no. 17 of 17 January, 1947
   Major (240316), Union Defence Force

Source: BL/BK p. 246 ; Dutch Awards to the Allies [3229] ; London Gazette, 14 November, 1947

Diemeer, Johannes ('John')

Born in Heemskerk aan Juin (North-Holland) on 3 June 1885.
Known awards: ON.5x

Ridder in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Ridder in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Captain, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3228] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

Du Plessis, Willem Hendrik

Died South Africa 21 December, 1984.
Known awards: OBE,ON.3x

Commandeur in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Commander in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Brigadier, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3208] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

English, Geoffrey Dix

Known awards: ON.3x

Commandeur in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Commander in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Colonel, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3209] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

Faure, Laurence Withington

Known awards: ON.4x

Officier in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Major, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3226] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

Fellowes, Arthur Reginald

Known awards: ON.4x

Officier in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Major, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3224] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

Gerrard, Frederik Innes

Born Sidapur Coorg (India) 29 January, 1896. Died Johannesburg 20 June, 1955.
Known awards: MC,ED,ON.3x

Commandeur in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Commander in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Colonel,Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3210] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

Harrison, Edward Lancelot

Known awards: ON.4x

Officier in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Major, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3225] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

Hoffe, Charles Mitchell

Known awards: CBE,ON.3x

Commandeur in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Commander in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Brigadier, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3206] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

Klerck, Willem Jan

Known awards: ON.3x

Commandeur in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Commander in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Colonel, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3211] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

Kuhlman, Keith Cowie

Known awards: DFC,VK

Vliegerkruis
Flying Cross
   Royal Decree no. 42 of 12 April, 1946
   Temporary Major (102441V), South African Air Force, commanding officer of the R.A.F. No. 322 (Dutch) Squadron

Source: VK p. 166,236 ; Dutch Awards to the Allies [3230] ; London Gazette, 11 February, 1947

Marks, Patrick Heathcote

Known awards: ON.4x

Officier in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 23 of 22 April, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Kommandeur, South African Navy

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3227] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

Malachi Hardiman, Edgar Henry

Known awards: DSO,MC,ED,ON.4x

Officier in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Lieutenant-Colonel, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3220] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

McNally Cochran, Cyril

Known awards: DSO,MC,ON.4x

Officier in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Lieutenant-Colonel, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3219] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

Reitz, J. (Reits?)

Known awards: ON.4x

Officier in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Officer in the Order of Oranje-Nassau with swords
   Royal Decree no, 30 of 26 September, 1946
   Major, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3214] ; London Gazette, 23 May, 1947

Ryneveld, Sir Pierre van

Known awards: KBE,CB,DSO,MC,ON.1x

Ridder Grootkruis in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Knight Grand Cross in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   General, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3203] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

Smith, Clarence Helmyn

Known awards: ON.3x

Commandeur in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Commander in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Colonel, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3213] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

St.Giles Taylor, Herbert

Known awards: ON.4x

Officier in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Lieutenant-Colonel, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3217] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

Van Ginkel, Albert Johannes

Known awards: ON.4x

Officier in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Major, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3223] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

Viviers, Petrus Rudolph

Known awards: OBE,ON.3x

Commandeur in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Commander in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Colonel, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3211] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

Watson, Alexander Russell

Known awards: MBE,ED,ON.4x

Officier in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Lieutenant-Colonel, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3218] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen

Williams, Ernest Lodewijk

Born in Bloemfontein. Died on 14 January, 1960.
Known awards: ED,ON.4x

Officier in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau met de zwaarden
Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords

   Royal Decree no. 13 of 29 March, 1949
   Presented at the Dutch Chancellary in Pretoria on 24 October, 1949
   Lieutenant-Colonel, Union Defence Force

Source: Dutch Awards to the Allies [3216] ; with special thanks to Mr. R. Kolen