Simon Spoor

  • simon spoor
    simon spoor (1948).jpg
    simon spoor in 1948
    birth namesimon hendrik spoor
    born(1902-01-12)12 january 1902
    amsterdam, netherlands
    died25 may 1949(1949-05-25) (aged 47)
    jakarta, indonesia
    allegiance netherlands
    service/branchroyal netherlands east indies army
    years of service1923–1949
    rankgeneral
    commands heldchief of staff of the royal netherlands east indies army
    battles/wars
    • world war ii
    • indonesian national revolution
    awards
    • military william order
    • medal of freedom
    spouse(s)
    • l. a. m. ooms (1923–1938)[1]
    • rika kroeze (1938–1947)[1]
    • mans dijkema (1947–1949)[1]

    general simon hendrik spoor (dutch pronunciation: [ˈsimɔn ˈɦɛndrɪk spoːr]; 12 january 1902 – 25 may 1949) was the chief of staff of the royal netherlands east indies army and the royal dutch army in the dutch east indies, from 1946 to 1949, during the indonesian national revolution.[2]

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Simon Spoor
Simon Spoor (1948).jpg
Simon Spoor in 1948
Birth nameSimon Hendrik Spoor
Born(1902-01-12)12 January 1902
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died25 May 1949(1949-05-25) (aged 47)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Allegiance Netherlands
Service/branchRoyal Netherlands East Indies Army
Years of service1923–1949
RankGeneral
Commands heldChief of Staff of the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army
Battles/wars
Awards
Spouse(s)
  • L. A. M. Ooms (1923–1938)[1]
  • Rika Kroeze (1938–1947)[1]
  • Mans Dijkema (1947–1949)[1]

General Simon Hendrik Spoor (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈsimɔn ˈɦɛndrɪk spoːr]; 12 January 1902 – 25 May 1949) was the Chief of Staff of the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army and the Royal Dutch Army in the Dutch East Indies, from 1946 to 1949, during the Indonesian National Revolution.[2]