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G. Mante
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#1785
 
Goris Mante
 
September 5th 1898, Willemstad † September 25th 1942, dunes at Bloemendaal

 

         
Ranks Ltz I. G. Mante - 1935/1936  (Photo: © Collection A.J.H. Mante) Decorations
Adelborst year 1917 EW. 26b Date ?
Ltz. III 1920, 17 Aug XV
Ltz. II 1922, 17 Aug MOK
Ltz. I 1931, 14 Jan Mk
Honourable discharge 1936, 1 Sep L II. 5
Ltz. I KMR 1936, 1 Sep    
       
Executed by the Germans  1942, 25 Sep    
       
       
       
       
       
         
Submarine Commands
Hr.Ms. "O 7"   1925, 25 June - 1926, 1 November
Hr.Ms. "O 6"   1927, 14 January - 1930, ?
Hr.Ms. "K XIII"   1927, ? February - ?
Hr.Ms. "K XIII"   1929, 8 June - 1930, 1 March
Hr.Ms. "K XV"   1936, 13 July - 1936, 1 August 

 

Chronology
1926, 25 June - 1926, 1 November   Cdt. Hr.Ms. "O 7"
1927, 14 January - 1930, ?   Cdt. Hr.Ms. "O 6"
1927, ? February - ?   Cdt. Hr.Ms. "K XIII"
1929, 8 June - 1930, 1 March   Cdt. Hr.Ms. "K XIII"
1936, 13 July - 1936, 1 August    Cdt. Hr.Ms. "K XV"

 

Civilian career
1936, 1 September - 1942, 25 September Inspector of shipping at 's-Gravenhage
1940, summer Stole a briefcase with the detailed plans for the German invasion
 of England from Rotterdam and Bremen.
1940 - 1941, 7 August Reported inland shipping movements to England
1941, 7 August Arrested by the Germans
1942, April By Feldgericht "abgetrennt" (Amersfoort)
1942, 18 August Sentenced to death at second "Order Service-process" (Amsterdam)
1942, 25 September Executed by German firing-squad in the dunes at Bloemendaal
1954, 23 April   Ashes placed at Honouree Cemetery at Loenen

 

Related pages
The Briefcase - How Hitler's invasion plan of England was taken from a car near Delft, by A. Huisman-van Bergen

 

Notes
Nickname: "Goos", because he himself associated the name Goris with 'goor' (Dutch for unsavoury, nasty)
Cousin of P.H. Gallé (#1087) and J.H. van der Dussen (#1534).
Degree in Strategic Studies

 

 

 

Honouree Cemetery at Loenen

 

 

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

Main sources: A.J.H. Mante, various editions of the 'Gedenkboek Adelborsten Opleiding' and 'Naamboek Officieren'.

 

 

 

 

 

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