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(Moved to the U.S.A. under the name of  Dionys Schonegevel)
 
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Dionys van Nijmegen Schonegevel
 
December 31st 1883, Workum February ? 1976, Palm Beach (Florida, USA)

 

         
Ranks Ltz. II D. van Nijmegen Schonegevel at O 4's periscope, 1914-1916.  (Photo: ©  from the album of Dionys van Nijmegen Schonegevel, courtesy of his descendents. Photo collection B W. Emanuel.) Decorations
Adelborst year 1900 ON. 4 Date ?
Adelborst I 1904, 10 Sep E. 15
Ltz. II 1906, 10 Sep Mk
Ltz I 1916, 16 Aug
Honourable discharge 1919, 1 Mar 
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
         
Submarine Commands
Hr.Ms. "O 3"   1913, 11 February - 1913, 9 September
Hr.Ms. "O 4"   1914, 17 June - 1916, 12 December 
Hr.Ms. "O 6"   1916, 16 December - 1918, 23 September

 

Chronology
1913, 11 February - 1913, 9 September   Cdt. Hr.Ms. "O 3"
1914, 17 June - 1916, 12 December    Cdt. Hr.Ms. "O 4"
1916, 16 December - 1918, 23 September   Cdt. Hr.Ms. "O 6"

 

Civilian career
1919, 1 March - 1919, 5 July Laboratory - NV Bataafsche Petroleum Maatschappij (BPM) Amsterdam
1919, 25 August - 1921, 1 February Temp. Assistant Groundsman BPM at Pladjoie, Sumatra
1921, 21 April - ? Field manager Caribbean Petroleum Cy (BPM group), Venezuela
1923, 14 March - 1928, 4 January Field Superintendent Diadema Argentina (BPM group), Argentina
1925, 18 December - 1927, 20 October Dutch Consul at Comodoro Rivaderia
1928, 14 May - ? Adm. in Tarakan, Borneo and 
Adm. in Pangkalanbrandan, Sumatra.
1932, 5 August - 1939, 20 April President N.V. Cur. Petr. Industry Mpij and 
President N.V. Cur. Scheepvaart Mpij.
1950 - ? President Ampower Corporation, New York.

 

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Notes
Nickname: "Dijs", probably short for Dionys
Wanted to join Dutch armed forces in WWII but was considered too old.
Moved to the U.S.A. under the name of Dionys Schonegevel, but remained a loyal Dutch citizen and never officially changed his name

 

 

 

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Edited by co-webmaster Michael A. van der Hoeden.

Main sources: B W. Emanuel, various editions of the 'Gedenkboek Adelborsten Opleiding' and 'Naamboek Officieren'.

 

 

 

 

 

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