Other Medal Groups
Dutch Gunner Merchant Navy and RNRN Cadet forces medal to Lt. De Graff
Theodorus Johaanes de Graaff,
Wilhelmina Cross clasps War Service Merchant Navy 1940-45, Mediterranean 1940-1945, East Asia South Pacific 1942- 1945, Cadet Forces Medal QEII, (TY. LT. (S.C.C.) T.J. DEGRAAFF. R.N.R.), Netherlands Wound Badge, Ribbon Bars full size and Miniature, Large amount of Original Paperwork and Letters.
Born 1919 in Amsterdam.
1940 on board the Alwaki as an Ordinary Seaman.1941 survives the sinking of the Heemskerk by German Bomber.
Taken to Liverpool and joins where he joins the Gunnery School.
Appointed Gunner on the Stad Haarlem.
1942 purported to be wounded in action.
1943 aboard the Leerdam.
1945 on board the Jan Steen as AB/Gunner.
1958 appointed temporary sub-lieutenant R.N.R. in the Sea Cadet Corps.
1992 awarded his wound badge.
2000- last known address Maidstone.