Anton Hubert Ummels
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Anton Hubert Ummels


 1894-07-15 Amby      1944-08-30 Belfeld (50)
- Beesel - Reuver - L.O. - Knokploeg - police -



Het Grote Gebod – L.O.

      Antonius Hubertus Ummels had the rank of Opperwachtmeester in the police, which was generally associated with the function of station chief. He belonged to the LO in Reuver, moreover its combat group KP.
      Dr. Fred Cammaert wrote (Chapter VIb p. 589): “A truck driver, who had observed the arrest of Pereira by people of the A.K.D. from a distance, hurried to Reuver and informed Verstappen and the opperwachtmeester A.H. Ummels. Both went to Pereira’s diving address. Near the farm of the Janssen family, Pereira’s hosts, a gunfight ensued between A.K.D. man Sabbé, who was on guard outside, and Verstappen. The latter was fatally hit in hiss forehead and chest. Ummels, who arrived a little later, was arrested. Ummels, Pereira and the remains of Verstappen were taken to a barracks in Blerick. … Ummels and Pereira were shot dead by Nitsch and Conrad on the railroad line between Belfeld and Reuver on the orders of Ströbel of the Maastricht Sicherheitspolizei.
      in memoriam card”.
      More about the very violent AKD-police, see on top of the list of fallen resistants in Venlo, where they were based.

    • http://historie.venlo.nl/persoon.asp?odID=1215
    • https://www.4en5mei.nl/oorlogsmonumenten/zoeken/28/belfeld-oorlogsmonument
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