Jan Leendert Boltersdorf
Merchant Navy. Dutch
|Born||16 Mar 1904||Den Helder|
Roster information listed for Jan Leendert Boltersdorf
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Crijnssen||Steam passenger ship||Saloon Servant||11 Jun 1942||U-504|
|Lebore||Steam merchant||Shipwrecked||14 Jun 1942||U-172|
Jan Leendert Boltersdorf broke his leg when Crijnssen was torpedoed and lay helpless on deck. Jan Schuurman saved his life by carrying him to a lifeboat and repeated this deed three days later, when Lebore was sunk. Schuurman was awarded the Kruis van Verdienste for his actions.
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