Commemorative War Cross 1944
(Oorlogsherinneringskruis 1940-1945)

 

Instituted / (code) 1944 / (OHK)
Amount issued

>100.000

Value category Very Common
Ribbon

The Commemorative War Cross was instituted in 1944. On the Observe Queen Wilhelmina facing left. The reverse shows the name of the manufacturer: Koninklijke Begeer Voorschoten.

There are five general clasps for general service in 1940-1945:

  • Krijg te land (Land)
  • Krijg ter zee (Sea)
  • Oorlogsvluchten (Air)
  • Oorlogsdienst Koopvaardij (Merchant Navy)
  • Oorlogsdienst Visserij (Fishery)

There are seven clasps for specific war actions:

  • Nederland mei 1940
  • Middelandse zee 1940-1945
  • Javazee 1941-1942
  • Nederlandsch-Indie 1941-1942
  • Oost-Azie - Zuid-Pacific 1942-1945
  • Normandie 1944
  • Arnhem-Nijmegen-Walcheren 1944

See the clasps: -> more

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