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Possible to ID foreign recipient of Leopold II order?

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This might be a long shot, but I will give it a try. Is it possible to come up with a list of foreign, that is Norwegian, recipients of the Belgian Order of Leopold II officer's grade?

For quite a long time I have been pondering this goup sold at an online auction site some years ago. The text stated it was awarded to a major who was in charge of the Norwegian contigent in UNEF, and thus was awarded the Belgian and Italian orders. I don't think we can rely too much on this information, from what I can see neither Belgium or Italy sent soldiers to the UNEF. But this guy has been in the Norwegian armed forces for more than 35 years, his name will appear in the Norwegian state calenders. But so does thousands of other names, I was hoping to make a shortlist based on the Belgian or Italian orders. 

The medals are:

1) Norwegian Armed forces medal, for 25 years of service, pluss 5 + 5 years of additional service (stars)

2) Norwegian Army service medal, for completing one year as conscript, pluss 4 + 4 years of service (stars)

3) Belgian Order of Leopold II, officer

4) Italian Order of merit, officer

5) UNEF

6) Norwegian civilian athlete's medal

 

So what do you guys think, is it possible to put together such a list of recipients of the Belgian order? Where could I go to try to make such a list?

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Dear friend: Congratulations on your new collection. According to the information in my hands, the Belgian Leopold II Medal Officer has obtained the standard of serving in the military for more than 23 years and has performed well. The lowest rank is Lieutenant. I don't know other medals, but this is a modern combination, beautiful:thumbup:

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