BENDIEN, Gerard Hendrik Joan

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Dutch Forces
Service: 
Army
Born: 
Monday, June 12, 1916
Died : 
Sunday, November 25, 1945
Died on active service
Age: 
29
Pte. Bendien served in 2 (Dutch) troop of the Commando. 
 
On the 1st December 1944 he was promoted to the rank of temporary Sergeant Major during the period he was attached from the Commando to the Staff of the Dutch Interior Forces. He died whilst in a jeep that crashed into a tree at Zeist.
(Source: His son Johann Liddell Joan 'Ben' Bendien.)
 
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