Mobilization-War Cross Award.

By Peggy Lesquillier. KNIL sergeant 1st rank Arno Lesquillier, from the village Maarssen, was awarded the Mobilization-War Cross and the Medal for War and Peace yesterday (KNIL stands for the former Dutch Indo Army). This was awarded posthumously, because Lesquillier died on March 1, 1979. He died from complications of the atom bomb that hit Nagasaki on August…

Jack Profijt to join The Indo Project Board of Directors.

Old Dutch-Indonesian Community Facebook Group is now officially part of The Indo Project Online Network. The Old Dutch-Indonesian Community Facebook Group (8000+ members) has officially joined The Indo Project Online Network as of January 2017,. The Indo Project (TIP), co-founded by Priscilla McMullen, is an international non-profit organization based in the USA and is dedicated…

Backpay Scheme extended by a year

Backpay Scheme extended by a year On 24 December 2015, the State Secretary for Health, Welfare and Sport (VWS) introduced the Backpay benefit scheme in consultation with the Indisch Platform. This scheme has recently been extended by a year. Applications can now be submitted to the Department for Members of the Resistance and Victims of…