Andreas Friestad

The information on registered seafarers is not in all cases complete. As new sources are studied, information on engagements and medals etc. will be added to some of the already registered seafarers.

Date of birth

September 27, 1920

Parents

Almar og Kathinka Friestad

Gender

Male

Nationality

Norway flaggNorway

Birthplace

Stavanger

Place of living

Spind pr. Farsund

County

Vest-AgderRogaland

Maritime inquiries 1939 - 1945

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Award
    Date of award
    4/16/1943

    Justification

    Kgl. Res. Krigsmedaljen, for fortjeneste av Fedrelandet under krig.

    Award
    Date of award
    Unknown
    Award
    Date of award
    Unknown

    Justification

    "For services when the ship was torpedoed, shelled and sunk". M/T O. A. KNUDSEN was "torpedoed and shelled by U-128 and sunk off the Bahamas on 5th March 1942".

    Going through new source material in order to document the war sailors and their history is an ongoing and extensive effort, and there exist no complete register over decorations awarded. Infomation about medals will therefore be registered gradually and be based on different source materials. The war sailors were awarded medals both during and after the war. Do you want to read more about decorations, then please study this page: Decorations