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P.J.S. de Jong
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Petrus Josef Sietse de Jong
 
April 3rd 1915, Apeldoorn

         
Ranks P.J.S. de Jong, 1940 (Photo: © Collection J.V. Merrienboer). Decorations
Adelborst year 1931 ON. 1 1971, 17 July
Ltz. III 1934, 28 Aug  BK. 2 1940, 16 July
Ltz. II 1936, 28 Aug    1943, 8 July
Ltz. I 1944, 16 Aug OHK. 4  
Kapt.ltz. (temporary) 1953, 16 Oct OV. 1  
Kapt.ltz. 1954, 1 Jul  XL  
Kaptz. 1958, 1 Sep  HMJB. 25  
Rel. from active duty 1959, 25 Jun HMB. en C  
Retirement 1963, 24 Jul  DSC  
Kaptz. KMR 1963, 24 Jul MC. 1  
Honourable discharge 1975, 1 May MID  
MMNA. 1
    L II. 1  
    OVO. 3
    SAL. 4  
UNSM 
VG. 4
Z. 2a
         
Submarine Commands
Hr.Ms. "O 24"   1944, 25 October - 1946, 8 April

Chronology
1935       Transferred to the Submarine Service
1940, 12 May - 1943, 1 September   Chief Officer Hr.Ms. "O 24"
1943       Commanding Officer Qualifying Course at Portsmouth
1944, 25 October - 1946, 8 April   Cdt. Hr.Ms. "O 24"
1947 - ? Submarine Service Staff
1948, 1 June - 1951, 1 November Adjutant of the Minister of the Navy
1949, 1 May - 1951, 1 November Adjutant of the Secretary of State for the Navy
1951, 1 November - 1953, 15 October Cdt. frigate Hr.Ms. "De Zeeuw"
?1952, 10 December - ?1953, 16 October   Liaison Officer at allied C-in-C Channel Command at Portsmouth
1953, 16 October 1955, 2 April Staff Officer at allied C-in-C Channel Command at Portsmouth
(rank: temporary Kapt.ltz.)
1955, 2 April - 1958, 20 May    Temporary Chief-Staff of the Inspector General of the Royal
 Netherlands Navy
Adjutant of Her Majesty Queen Juliana 
1958, 1 September - 1959, 25 June Cdt. destroyer Hr.Ms. "Gelderland"

World War II submarine operations
Attacks 2    
Sunk   1 ship 40 tons
Damaged   ?
Mine laying   -    
Recon missions   -    
Special ops   -    

Civilian career
1920, April - 1926 R.K. basis school (primary school) at Apeldoorn
1926 - 1931 Secondary school: public Kon. H.B.S. Prins Hendrik der Nederlanden
 at Apeldoorn
1959 - 1980, 11 October   Member of the K.V.P. (Katholieke Volkspartij) party
1959, 25 June - 1963, 24 July Secretary of State for the Navy
1963, 24 July - 1967,  5 April  Minister of Defence
1967, 23 February - 1967, 5 April Member of the Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal
 (House of Representatives) for the KVP
1967, 21 March - 1967, 5 April In charge of forming a new government 
1967, 5 April - 1971, 6 July   Prime Minister 
1970, 7 January - 1970, 14 January Minister for Economic Affairs (ad interim)
1971, 11 May - 1974, 17 September   Member of the Eerste Kamer der Staten-Generaal (Senate)
Fractievoorzitter for the K.V.P. (Katholieke Volkspartij) party
1971 - ? President Hartcentrum at Utrecht
1971 - ? Vice-president of the board of the Dutch Red Cross
1971 - ? President Westeinde Hospital at 's-Gravenhage
1972 - 1975, 12 December President Cebemo
? - ? Member of the board of Radio Nederland Wereldomroep
 (Dutch Radio World Service)
1974 - ? Member of the board of Katholieke Universiteit (Catholic University)
 at Nijmegen
1974 - ? Member of the board of the companies CSM, SHV Holding, DAF,
 Hoogovens and  Nationale Nederlanden
? - 1975 Adjutant i.b.d. of Her Majesty the Queen
1975 - ? Chairman IndustriŽle Raad voor de Oceanologie
1975, November 1 - ? Member of the board of company Shell Nederland BV
1976 - ? Chairman of economic mission to Australia
1977 - ? Member of the board of the companies Douwe Egberts and
 Holland Beton Groep
1978 - ? Member of the board of the financial paper Het Financieele Dagblad
? - 1981 Chairman Comitť Nationale Herdenking '40-'45
1980, 11 October - ?   Member of the C.D.A. (Christen-Democratisch AppŤl) party
1986 - ? Chairman of economic mission to China

Related books
Biography "Van Buitengaats naar Binnenhof" by Dr. J.W.L. Brouwer and mr. drs. J.C.F.J. van MerriŽnboer, 2001
"Nederlandse minister-presidenten van de twintigste eeuw" by G. Puchinger, 1984

Related pages
Off-site: Parlement.com

Notes
Nickname: "Pietje" (little Piet)
Nickname: "Hare Majesteits eigen tuinkabouter" (Her Majesty's own garden dwarf), because he lived in the garden house of 'palace' Huis ten Bosch and was a small man.
Cousin of H.M.L. Propper (#2017).

 

 

P.J.S. de Jong on the O 24. Probably in Bangkok in order to pick up ex Dutch Navy POW's from Birma, early 1946. (Photo: © Collection  H.M. van der Veen / P. van der Veen).

P.J.S. de Jong on the O 24. Probably in Bangkok in order to pick up ex Dutch Navy POW's from Birma, early 1946. (Photo: © Collection  H.M. van der Veen / P. van der Veen).

P.J.S de Jong (Photo: Collection J.J. Kragten)

Ltz. I P.J.S.de Jong.

 

 

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

Main sources: Parlement.com, "Van buitengaats naar Binnenhof", Various editions of the 'Gedenkboek Adelborsten Opleiding', and 'Naamboek Officieren', Parlement.com.

 

 

 

 

 

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