|Birth: ||Nov. 17, 1911, Netherlands|
|Death: ||Oct. 5, 1989, Netherlands|
PLEASE DO NOT ADD ANY PICTURE OR MUSIC TO THIS MEMORIAL !
ONCE A MARINE..........ALWAYS A MARINE !
" QUA PATET ORBIS "
Johannes Gerardus Maria van NASS was born November 17th.-1911 in NIJMEGEN-HOLLAND(EUROPE).
First His Familyname was just: NASS
January 1th.-1967 He changed His Familyname in: van NASS
He joined the Royal Dutch Marinecorps(Founded December 10th.-1665 !) and on September 5th.-1933 He was Second Lieutenant Royal Dutch Marines.
September 5th.-1935 promoted: First Lieutenant
From 1942 untill the end of WW2 in 1945 He was a Prisoner in a Japanese Prisoner of War Camp in the DUTCH Dominion: East-Indies,that was occupied by the Japanese Army.
After liberation He was July 1th.-1945 promoted to CAPTAIN.
September 1th.-1945 promoted to: MAJOR
February 1th.-1951 promoted to: LIEUTENANT-COLONEL
November 1th.-1955 promoted to: COLONEL
July 1th.-1960 promoted to: GENERAL-MAJOR and COMMANDER of the ROYAL DUTCH MARINECORPS untill February 16th.-1967.
He was the proud bearer of many High National and International Decorations.
A IRON Royal Dutch Marine in the best Corps Tradition.
He died October 5th.-1989 in WASSENAAR-HOLLAND and is buried on the Local Church Cemetery.
Rust in Vrede Generaal,U bent niet vergeten !
Rest in Peace General, you are NOT forgotten !
Please pray and donate Flowers for this brave Marine.
Please NO addition of Pictures or Music. Thank you !
Created by: Henk J. Orie
Record added: Jul 27, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15056869
Thank you General. Rest in peace.|
Wayne L. Osborne
Added: Nov. 24, 2013
Thank you General for your help in defeating a great evil. Rest in peace.|
Wayne L. Osborne
Added: Nov. 17, 2012
For Gen. van Nass - For another fine and brave Dutchman. Thank you for your service to your country and its Allies. I'm glad you survived your POW experience; so many didn't. God bless and keep you safely in His arms. Rest in peace, Sir. (If you run into ...(Read more)|
Added: Jun. 17, 2012
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