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10 Commando Nominal Roll

In 1946 the Army Council decided that the Army Commandos were to be disbanded and no provision was allowed or made for any depository or office which would have at least contained a complete Roster of Names of the men who served in the various units. 

BENDIEN, Gerard Hendrik Joan

Gerard Bendien 2 troop
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.

HAGELAARS, Adrianus Josephus

Pte Adrianus Hagelaars 2 troop

Pte. Hagelaars, who served in 2 (Dutch) troop of the Commando,  died at Eindhoven.  At the time of his death  Pte. Hagelaars was attached to the staff of Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands as part of his body guardHe was the recipient of the Kruis van Verdienste (Cross of Merit gallantry award Holland).  (Source: Dutch Commando Museum.)


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