deltakermedaljen

Deltakermedaljen 1940-1945
Just Out of Sight
By A.W.C. Eldridge
Secret Days
By ASA Briggs
The Norwegian Defence Participation Medal (Deltakermedaljen) was instituted on 19th September 1945 and was awarded to everyone who participated in combat and/or was wounded during the Second World War.

The specific award criteria show it could also be awarded to Norwegian and allied personnel who participated in the Norwegian campaign in 1940, for at least 5 days, to civilians who worked in close relation to the military forces, like railroad personnel, telgraphists, hospital worker’s, for at least 5 days during the same period, to personnel who were enlisted in the Norwegian Armed Forces or in the Norwegian Merchant Fleet outside Norway for service of at least four months, (Personnel that participated in the liberation of Norway on the 9th April 1945 were awarded, regardless the time they were enlisted), to enlisted personnel who participated in the Finnmark campaign of 1944-1945 for at least one month, to Allied personnel who participated in the liberation of Norway for at least one month and to personnel in the "Home Forces" who served for at least four months prior to the 8th May 1945.
  1. NORWAY Gjertsen, Andrew

    SURNAME Gjertsen FORENAME Andrew UNIT R.N.N. (special missions) RANK Second Lieutenant NUMBER AWARD War Medal with star,Deltakermedaljen,St Olav Medal with oak leaf PLACE WW2 service ADDITIONAL INFORMATION died - see Roll of Honour
  2. NORWAY Winge, Hans Jakob

    SURNAME Winge FORENAME Hans Jakob UNIT SN Section SOE (Kompani Linge) RANK Second Lieutenant NUMBER AWARD St Olav Medal with oakleaf,War Medal,DeltaKermedaljen PLACE Norway ADDITIONAL INFORMATION died - see Roll of Honour
  3. NORWAY van Rees, Herman

    SURNAME van Rees FORENAME Herman UNIT SN Section SOE (Kompani Linge) RANK Sergeant NUMBER AWARD War Medal with star,Deltakermedaljen PLACE Norway ADDITIONAL INFORMATION died - see Roll of Honour
  4. NORWAY Mathiesen, Torsten Arnold

    SURNAME Mathiesen FORENAME Torsten Arnold UNIT SN Section SOE (Kompani Linge) RANK Second Lieutenant NUMBER AWARD War Medal,Deltakermedaljen PLACE Norway ADDITIONAL INFORMATION KIA - see Roll of Honour
  5. NORWAY Marthinsson, Erling Christian

    SURNAME Marthinsson FORENAME Erling Christian UNIT SN Section SOE (Kompani Linge) RANK Sergeant NUMBER AWARD War Medal,Deltakermedaljen PLACE Norway ADDITIONAL INFORMATION died - see Roll of Honour
  6. NORWAY Kristoffersen, Harald Ludvik

    SURNAME Kristoffersen FORENAME Harald Ludvik UNIT SN Section SOE (Kompani Linge) RANK Corporal NUMBER AWARD War Medal with star,Deltakermedaljen PLACE Norway ADDITIONAL INFORMATION died - see Roll of Honour
  7. NORWAY Hansen, Nils Uhlin

    SURNAME Hansen FORENAME Nils Uhlin UNIT SN Section SOE (Kompani Linge) RANK Private NUMBER AWARD War Medal,Deltakermedaljen with rosett PLACE Norway ADDITIONAL INFORMATION KIA - see Roll of Honour
  8. NORWAY Hansen, Hans Rohde

    SURNAME Hansen FORENAME Hans Rohde UNIT SN Section SOE (Kompani Linge) RANK Private NUMBER AWARD War Medal,Deltakermedaljen PLACE Norway ADDITIONAL INFORMATION died - see Roll of Honour
  9. NORWAY Eskeland, Sigurd

    SURNAME Eskeland FORENAME Sigurd UNIT SN Section SOE RANK Lieutenant NUMBER AWARD War Cross with sword,War Medal,Deltakermedalijen PLACE Norway 1943 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION died - see Roll of Honour
  10. NORWAY Djupdraet, Erling Magnus

    SURNAME Djupdraet FORENAME Erling Magnus UNIT SN Section SOE RANK Corporal NUMBER AWARD Distinguished Conduct Medal, St. Olav Medal, Deltakermedaljen PLACE Norway ADDITIONAL INFORMATION died - see Roll of Honour Norwegian awards St Olavsmedal with oakleaf Deltakermedaljen...
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