Valkenburg
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Valkenburg

People who played a role during WW2 in and around Valkenburg. Most of them appear in the resistance story about Valkenburg. In that case, click on More in our story Resistance in Valkenburg next to that name.
This list is far from being complete.



Valkenburg & surrounings

† ✡ † Jews Holocaust Allied soldiers USA RAF NL sold Verzet initial resistance L.O. K.P. municipality local contacts couriers occasional resistance Gr. Smit people in hiding Valkenburg+ Valkenburg Berg en Terblijt Schin op Geul IJzeren Sibbe Margraten Houthem-St.Gerlach Geulhem Hulsberg Houthem Klimmen Meerssen Heerlen police priests NSB / NSDAP


The town of Valkenburg. For the other places: see there.
See also the killed resistance people from Valkenburg.
The assistance to people in hiding in LO was organized per Catholic parish. The church was the only organization that was allowed to continue working during the occupation. In Valkenburg itself there was then only one parish, that of St. Nicholas and Barbara Church (the old church). Most people on this list are Jews. For clarity, therefore, see also the various categories, like resistance etc. or scroll please.99 pers.
Abraham,
Grete (Margaretha)
∗ 1900-11-09
Altenkirchen (D)
† 1942-08-31
Auschwitz (Oświęcim)
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - 41 years old. Widow of Arthur Cohen, ∗ 04-04-1892, Dinslaken – ✡ 18-07-1938 Berlin. Berkelstraat 15, Valkenburg.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen …
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https://yvng.yadvashem.org/nameDetails.html?itemId=1161998
Baum,
Johanna
∗ 1896-05-20
Bauchem (D)
† 1942-09-07
Auschwitz (Oświęcim)
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Ferdinand Gottschalk, Neerhem 45, Valkenburg. 46 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Benedik,
Josef
∗ 1876-01-24
Schimmert
† 1943-05-14
Sobibor
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Bertha Heijser, 67 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Benedik,
Liza
∗ 1877-12-05
Schimmert
† 1943-05-14
Sobibor
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - 65 years old. Cohabiting sister(-in-law) of Bertha and Josef Benedik-Heijser

Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Benedik,
Robert
∗ 1907-05-08
Schimmert
† 1943-01-15
Spytkowice
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - 35 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Benedik,
Rudolf
∗ 1911-08-03
Valkenburg
† 1942-12-31
Spytkowice
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim -
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Benedik,
Walter
∗ 1920-07-14
Valkenburg
† 1943-07-02
Sobibor
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - 22 years old. Son of Bertha and Josef Benedik-Heijser
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Brands,
Lambert
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
L.O. - Valkenburg - survivor - Head of the local food office, opposite the station in (now) hotel Tummers and the C.C.D. (Central) Crisis Control Service, a government agency charged with monitoring compliance with the Landbouwcrisiswet (Agricultural Crisis Act) of 1931. With his support, in particular young men could go …
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Cahn,
Albert
∗ 1921-02-26
Valkenburg
† 1943-08-12
Neukich
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - 22 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Cahn,
Bertha
∗ 1918-03-18
† 1942-11-19
Auschwitz (Oświęcim)
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - 24 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Cahn,
Daniel
∗ 1875-02-17
Valkenburg
† 1943-05-14
Sobibor
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Elise Cahn, 68 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Cahn,
Elise
∗ 1887-04-24
Lechenich
† 1943-05-14
Sobibor
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Daniel Cahn, 56 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Cahn,
Georges
∗ 1915-06-20
Valkenburg
† 1944-03-31
Midden-Europa
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - 28 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Cahn,
Karel
∗ 1881-08-04
Valkenburg
† 1943-05-14
Sobibor
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - 51 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Cahn,
Louis
∗ 1878-08-30
† 1943-05-14
Sobibor
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - 64 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Cahn,
Rosa
∗ 1879-10-16
Valkenburg
† 1944-09-06
Auschwitz (Oświęcim)
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Widow of S. Jacobs. 64 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Cobbenhaegen,
Frans A.
∗ 1921-10-18
Valkenburg
† 1944-12-20
Buchenwald
occasional resistance - Valkenburg - war victim - Post official, unmarried, arrested (date unknown) in Cologne for smuggling letters to the Netherlands, died on 12/20/1944 in concentration camp  …
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https://oorlogsgravenstichting.nl/persoon/25707/frans-alexander-cobbenhaegen
Cohen,
Frits
∗ 1929-06-10
Dinslaken
† 1942-08-31
Auschwitz (Oświęcim)
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - 12 years old. Berkelstraat 15, Valkenburg
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Cohen,
Rosel
∗ 1925-07-20
Dinslaken
† 1942-08-31
Auschwitz (Oświęcim)
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - 17 years old. Berkelstraat 15, Valkenburg.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Cok,
Herman
∗ 1936-06-09
† 0000-00-00
Jew - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - Brought into hiding in Bunde, together with his brother Robby (Moos) Cok, later in Amsterdam. Rescued in the Tienschuurstraat by Käthe Flachs from the Walravenstraat, friend of their mother, Eva Cok-De …
Cok,
Moos
Robby
∗ 1937-11-13
† 0000-00-00
Jew - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - He and his brother Herman Cok were brought into hiding in Bunde, later in Amsterdam. Saved in the Tienschuurstraat by Käthe Flachs from Walravenstraat, a friend of mother  …
https://struikelstenenvalkenburg.nl/images/media/2016/Joodse_slachtoffers_valkenburg.pdf
Cok-De Wilde,
Eva
∗ 1916-03-11
Leeuwarden
† 1942-09-10
Auschwitz (Oświęcim)
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Married to musician Machiel Cok from Amsterdam. She sang as Amy Cok in the dance palace Pavillon in Valkenburg.
Source: 42 Joodse Valkenburgers opgepakt en vermoord (42 Jews from …

https://www.joodsmonument.nl/en/page/214983/eva-cok-de-wilde
Corbey,
George
∗ 1924-10-19
Valkenburg
† 1988-11-21
K.P. - Valkenburg - survivor - He was the third member of the KP (fight team) Valkenburg. The KPs in South Limburg were later merged, headquarters in Ulestraten. Even Sittard cooperated, although they did not participate in the merger. The KP of Sittard had stolen a German Wehrmacht car in a garage, along with a few barrels of …
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Cremers,
Annie
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
municipality - Valkenburg - survivor - She forged documents, etc. in the Valkenburg municipal office to help people in hiding. But in which office?
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Cremers,
Hein
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
L.O. - municipality - Valkenburg - survivor - At the end of the war, the municipal officials Hein Cremers and especially Guus Laeven ensured that the entire register of the registry office of Valkenburg “somehow” got lost, when the Germans had the idea to force all male inhabitants between …
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Cremers,
Wielke
∗ 1910-07-12
Heerlen
† 1950-08-20
Valkenburg
L.O. - courier - Valkenburg - survivor - Sister of Gerda Cremers and sister-in-law of Pierre Schunck. He wrote about her: “Wielke Cremers and the Peusens sisters worked as couriers”. Wielke was always out by bike anyway.
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Dahl-Beesman,
Isidor
∗ 1878-05-13
† 0000-00-00
Jew - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - From
Source: 42 Joodse Valkenburgers opgepakt en vermoord (42 Jews from Valkenburg arrested and killed)
Dahl-Beesman,
Ruth
∗ 1922-05-30
† 0000-00-00
Jew - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - From
Source: 42 Joodse Valkenburgers opgepakt en vermoord (42 Jews from Valkenburg arrested and killed)
Dahl-Beesman,
Sophie
∗ 1882-05-31
† 0000-00-00
Jew - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - From
Source: 42 Joodse Valkenburgers opgepakt en vermoord (42 Jews from Valkenburg arrested and killed)
Dahmen,
Leo
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
occasional resistance - Valkenburg - survivor - Leo Dahmen is one of many examples of spontaneous resistance without which organized resistance would have been impossible. It is unknown whether he did more. Pierre Schunck, who at the time did not offer organized resistance himself, wrote about him: “Fortunately the gardener, Leo Dahmen, digged …
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Donners,
Kaspar
∗ 1908-08-02
Weiden (D)
† 1984-09-01
Heerlen
occasional resistance - Valkenburg - survivor - Farmer at the Koningswinkelhof, a traditional mixed farm. Neighbor of Pierre Schunck. Immediately joined in when he was asked by him to help in October 1942. They went with his horse and carriage to save valuable things from the Jesuit monastery that was seized by the SS. This was not …
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Drielsma,
Hesselina (Liena)
∗ 0000-00-00
Druten
† 1942-08-31
Auschwitz (Oświęcim)
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Daughter of Hessel Jonas Drielsma and Esther Polak
Isaak de Jong, 43 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Eisenberg,
Leib (Mojzesz Leib)
∗ 1890-03-05
Debesiawki PL
† 1942-10-22
Auschwitz (Oświęcim)
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Maria Goldberg. The childless couple comes from Houthem to Valkenburg and lives there from November 25, 1935 on Guascostraat. 52 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Felsenthal,
Henriëtte
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
Jew - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - From the Nieuweweg in Valkenburg. Dook met haar man Marcel Samuel eerst onder in boerderij Wimmers te Oud-Valkenburg later in Bruisterbosch.
Source: 42 Joodse Valkenburgers opgepakt en vermoord (42 Jews from Valkenburg arrested and killed)
Felsenthal,
Marcel Samuel
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
Jew - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - From
Source: 42 Joodse Valkenburgers opgepakt en vermoord (42 Jews from Valkenburg arrested and killed)
Flachs,
Käthe
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
occasional resistance - Valkenburg - survivor - Rescued the children Moos and Herman of her Jewish friend Eva Cok-De Wilde when they were picked up from Walravenstraat 6 on June 23, 1942 in order …
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Frankenhuis-Muller,
Aaltje
∗ 1916-12-22
† 0000-00-00
Jew - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - From
Source: 42 Joodse Valkenburgers opgepakt en vermoord (42 Jews from Valkenburg arrested and killed)
Franssen,
Alfons Hubert Franssen
∗ 1887-05-11
Valkenburg
† 1976-03-06
Valkenburg
Valkenburg - survivor - Owner of the Hotel Franssen. The Limburgsch Dagblad of May 8, 1962 wrote that he had something to do with the resistance (but what?). His hotel was confiscated by the German army. After the liberation, the hotel was a military hospital for American soldiers. He was a  …
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Franssen,
Jan
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
police - Valkenburg - survivor - Jan Franssen was chief of the Marechaussee (later Rijkspolitie) in Valkenburg. On June 7th, 1946 he wrote a report on occupation and liberation at the request of the mayor, Piet Hens. Jan Diederen quotes from this in  …
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Freysen,
Willem A.P.
∗ 1914-09-29
Breda ?
† 0000-00-00
L.O. - municipality - Valkenburg - survivor - To hide the manipulations by him and his colleagues (particularly Victor Willems) in favor of the people in hiding, the distribution office of Valkenburg was robbed with great success. On …
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Friesem,
Hilde
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
Jew - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - From
Source: 42 Joodse Valkenburgers opgepakt en vermoord (42 Jews from Valkenburg arrested and killed)
Friesem,
Mozes
∗ 1871-08-29
Burgbrohl
† 1943-06-11
Sobibor
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Setta Lambert, 71 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Gebhardt,
Alice
∗ 1935-01-22
Voorburg
† 0000-00-00
Jew - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - From
Source: 42 Joodse Valkenburgers opgepakt en vermoord (42 Jews from Valkenburg arrested and killed)
Gebhardt,
Theo
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
Jew - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - From
Source: 42 Joodse Valkenburgers opgepakt en vermoord (42 Jews from Valkenburg arrested and killed)
Gebhardt-Rosenwald,
Alice
∗ 1901-12-22
Herne (D)
† 1945-01-21
Auschwitz (Oświęcim)
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Lived with her non-Jewish husband Theo and daughter Alice (not deported) at the address Guascostraat 3 with the Heijnen family. She was the last to be arrested, on September 3rd, 1944, just one and a half week before the liberation.
Source: 42 …
Goldberg,
Maria
∗ 1900-11-20
Nürnberg
† 1944-02-11
Auschwitz (Oświęcim)
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Leib Eisenberg. The childless couple comes from Houthem to Valkenburg and lives there from November 25, 1935 on Guascostraat. 43 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Golstein,
Bertha
∗ 1880-10-07
Brussel
† 1942-10-01
Auschwitz (Oświęcim)
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Jacques Samuel, 61 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Gottschalk,
Ferdinand
∗ 1897-10-10
Geilenkirchen
† 1944-03-31
Midden-Europa
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Johanna Baum. Neerhem 45, Valkenburg. Son of Adolf Gottschalk and Maria Anna Frenkel.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Gottschalk,
Rudi
∗ 1926-03-29
Geilenkirchen
† 1944-03-31
Midden-Europa
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - 17 years old. Neerhem 45, Valkenburg.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Gronden, van der
A.C.
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
L.O. - Valkenburg - survivor - Already 1941, he started helping the first people in hiding. Brother of Gerrit J. van der Gronden, who was arrested on January 13, 1942. Together with Rector G.A. Wolf from Sibbe he helped to hide Jews and communists. In late 1943, they joined the …
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Gronden, van der
Gerrit J.
∗ 1895-12-13
Dordrecht
† 1943-01-02
Neuengamme
early resistance - Valkenburg - war victim - Driver and mechanic at the GGD (municipal medical service), married. As a driver, he also disseminated banned writings. He helped people to flee and provided medical care when needed. All this in collaboration with his brother A.C. van der Gronden [1]
He took care of Jewish people in hiding, was …
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https://oorlogsgravenstichting.nl/persoon/54336/gerrit-jan-van-der-gronden
https://monument.vriendenkringneuengamme.nl/person/401623/gerrit-jan-van-der-gronden
Günsberg,
Jozef
∗ 1895-01-21
Nadwórna, Ukraine
† 1942-08-31
Auschwitz (Oświęcim)
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Deported from Koningswinkelstraat number 7, 47 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Heijser,
Bertha
∗ 1885-07-08
Hoof (Nordhessen)
† 1943-05-14
Sobibor
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Josef Benedik, 57 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Heijser,
Mathilde
∗ 1876-06-25
Hoof (Nordhessen)
† 1943-05-14
Sobibor
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Widow of B. Benedik, 66 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Hennekens,
G. Hub
∗ 1909-02-15
Sittard
† 1970-11-26
Heerlen
early resistance - priest - Valkenburg - survivor - Vicar at the St. Nicolaas & Barbara parish in Valkenburg. Cammaert wrote: “Vicar G.H. Hennekens copied in Valkenburg sermons of  …
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https://www.online-familieberichten.nl/zoeken.asp?sortpers=naam&achternaam=Hennekens&page=1&command=show&type=ovladv&char=H&view=zoek&name=&id=1604205
Hens,
Piet (Petrus Antonius)
∗ 1888-08-27
Zwolle
† 1971-04-26
Utrecht
mayor - Valkenburg - survivor - Was mayor of both Valkenburg and Houthem since 1917 and from 1935 also of Oud-Valkenburg. Dismissed in 1943, successor was Paul Schmalbach, a member of the nazi party NSB. Mayor again 1945–1953. We do not (yet) have details of his dismissal during …
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https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lijst_van_burgemeesters_van_Valkenburg-Houthem
Hertog,
Alfred
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
Jew - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - From
Source: 42 Joodse Valkenburgers opgepakt en vermoord (42 Jews from Valkenburg arrested and killed)
Hertogs,
Gustaaf
∗ 1893-02-17
† 1970-07-05
Jew - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - From
Source: 42 Joodse Valkenburgers opgepakt en vermoord (42 Jews from Valkenburg arrested and killed)
Hertogs-Hartog,
Clara
∗ 1891-11-22
† 0000-00-00
Jew - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - From
Source: 42 Joodse Valkenburgers opgepakt en vermoord (42 Jews from Valkenburg arrested and killed)
Hirschberg,
Curt/Kurt
∗ 1900-08-16
Breslau
† 1943-08-23
Blechhammer (Auschwitz)
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - 43 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Horn,
Emma
∗ 1870-04-13
Mühlheim
† 1943-04-23
Vught
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Servaas Soesman. Berkelstraat 15, Valkenburg. 73 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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https://struikelstenenvalkenburg.nl/omgekomen-joden.html
https://www.nmkampvught.nl/ontdekken/het-verhaal/vermoord-in-vught/soesman-horn-emma/
Hout, van
Jan (Johannes Franciscus)
∗ 1908-10-17
Valkenburg
† 1945-02-22
KZ Neuengamme
early resistance - Valkenburg - war victim - Professional cyclist from 1932 to 1940. When he was eight years old, he moved to Eindhoven with his parents. In 1932 he set a new Dutch hour record (42.282) in Tilburg and on August 25th, 1933, on the wooden cycle track in Maasniel near Roermond, a world hour record of 44.588 kilometers. But …
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Huiman,
Edgar
∗ 0000-00-00
† 1994-02-22
Jew - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - From
Source: 42 Joodse Valkenburgers opgepakt en vermoord (42 Jews from Valkenburg arrested and killed)
Jacobs,
Jacob
∗ 1919-08-10
Blokzijl
† 1942-12-31
Spytkowice
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - 23 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Jacobs,
Salomon
∗ 1921-05-07
Blokzijl
† 1943-01-15
Spytkowice
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - 21 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Jong, de
Isaak
∗ 1888-05-06
Mijdrecht
† 1942-08-31
Auschwitz (Oświęcim)
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Liena Drielsma,54 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Kopf,
Frieda
∗ 1914-10-08
Rozniatov
† 1943-07-23
Sobibor
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Muntstraat 9, Valkenburg. Daughter of Ester Weinreb. 28 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Laeven,
Guus
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
L.O. - municipality - Valkenburg - survivor - At the end of the war, Hein Cremers and especially Guus Laeven (DB), who ensured at the end of the war that the entire register of the registry office of Valkenburg “somehow” got lost, when the Germans had the idea to force all male inhabitants …
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Lambert,
Setta
∗ 1880-10-24
Nichenich
† 1943-06-11
Sobibor
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Mozes Friesem.
Before their deportation they lived at Gustaaf Hertogs on Wilhelminalaan 44. 62 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], …
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Lambriks,
Jo
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
K.P. - Valkenburg - survivor - After a while, a K.P also emerged in Valkenburg. It initially consisted of two men, the teachers Jeng Meijs and Jo Lambriks. Meijs had Jacques Crasborn as a pupil in his class some years before.
This person also appears on the list of fallen resistance members in the resistance memorial on the Cauberg
http://users.cuci.nl/mierlo/kwartierstaat/jochem.htm#ID1044
Meijs,
Sjeng
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
K.P. - Valkenburg - survivor - After a while, a K.P also emerged in Valkenburg. It initially consisted of two men, the teachers Jeng Meijs and Jo Lambriks. Meijs had Jacques Crasborn in his class a few years before.
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Mendel,
Herta
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
Jew - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - From
Source: 42 Joodse Valkenburgers opgepakt en vermoord (42 Jews from Valkenburg arrested and killed)
Muller,
Anny
∗ 0000-00-00
† 1997-12-10
Jew - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - From
Source: 42 Joodse Valkenburgers opgepakt en vermoord (42 Jews from Valkenburg arrested and killed)
Muller,
Lenie
∗ 1925-03-11
† 0000-00-00
Jew - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - From
Source: 42 Joodse Valkenburgers opgepakt en vermoord (42 Jews from Valkenburg arrested and killed)
Nathan,
Fredo
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
Jew - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - From
Source: 42 Joodse Valkenburgers opgepakt en vermoord (42 Jews from Valkenburg arrested and killed)
Nathan,
Gerd
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
Jew - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - From
Source: 42 Joodse Valkenburgers opgepakt en vermoord (42 Jews from Valkenburg arrested and killed)
Nathan,
Willy
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
Jew - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - From
Source: 42 Joodse Valkenburgers opgepakt en vermoord (42 Jews from Valkenburg arrested and killed)
Nijst,
Charles Joseph
∗ 1916-03-05
Kerkrade
† 1944-01-18
AEL Groß-Beeren, Kreis Teltow
early resistance - Valkenburg - war victim - The weekly magazine Het Land van Valkenburg wrote about him: “He refused to sign a declaration of loyalty and went into hiding. Arrested (date unknown) for spreading illegal literature.”
At the  …
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https://www.vpnd.nl/bronnen/nl/arbeidsinzet_studenten_1943.pdf
Ogtrop, van
Harie
∗ 1901-11-13
Hulsberg
† 1989-10-26
Heerlen
L.O. - local contact - Valkenburg - survivor - He was the sexton of the old parish church St. Nicolaas & Barbara. One of the two contact people to the people in hiding of the L.O. Still during the last days of the war he hid a German conscript from Valkenburg in the church tower. …
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Peusens,
gezusters
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
L.O. - courier - Valkenburg - survivor - Pierre Schunck schrieb: „Wielke Cremers und die Schwestern Peusens arbeiteten als Kurierinnen“.
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Rennes / Renesse, van
Godert
∗ 0000-00-00
Heteren
† 1903-02-16
police - Valkenburg - NSB - survivor - On the genealogy page of the Van Rennes family we read that both forms of the surname occur. Renesse however is the old version.
Before the war the Netherlands was very heavily …
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Roks (Rocks?),
Jan Joseph
∗ 1883-05-21
Sibbe
† 1944-03-03
Natzweiler-Struthof
early resistance - Valkenburg - war victim - Jan Joseph Roks was a member of the early resistance group Erkens in Maastricht, co-owner of the guesthouse Samoshuis, the later hotel Parkhotel Atlanta. Nic Erkens spent some time in hiding with him, arrested in Valkenburg during the Hannibalspiel for …
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https://www.oorlogsgravenstichting.nl/persoon/128452/jan-jozef-roks
Roy, van
Hubertus Andreas
∗ 1893-03-09
Nederweert
† 1981-11-24
Valkenburg
early resistance - police - Valkenburg - survivor - Veldwachter (local policeman appointed by the municipality) in Valkenburg until december 1941. Was a member of the early resistance group around J.Smit in Heerlen. The earliest data on this group are from the end of 1940 and early 1941. Smit, a professional soldier demobilized in July 1940, …
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https://www.openarch.nl/hvr:3b910fc2-32d7-151f-96c6-bcd15090b0b6/de
https://www.landvanherle.nl/editie/2019/2019-3.pdf
Sajet,
Benediktus Hirschel
Ben
∗ 1926-03-03
Elburg
† 1944-03-31
Midden-Europa
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - 18 years old. Son of Levie Sajet and Grietje Weiniger. He was in the Westerbork transit camp between November 11 and 16, 1942.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) …
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Sajet,
Levie
∗ 1890-06-24
Amsterdam
† 1942-11-19
Auschwitz (Oświęcim)
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Grietje Weiniger. From Elburg, where he was a rabbi for a short time in the twenties, he comes to Valkenburg with his wife and child. 52 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen …
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Samuel,
Jacques
∗ 1875-05-06
Liège
† 1942-10-01
Auschwitz (Oświęcim)
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Bertha Golstein, Nieuweweg 25, Valkenburg, 67 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Savelberg,
Alphons Hendrikus
Funs
∗ 1917-11-06
Valkenburg
† 1944-09-14
Valkenburg
Valkenburg - NSB - war victim - Landwachter (Country guard, a kind of auxiliary police). He was shot by a group of revengeful boys who called themselves OD on September 14, 1944. They thought they were acting by order of the Americans.
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Schmalbach,
(Godfried Jozef) Paul
∗ 1897-09-16
Vaals
† 1952-09-18
Vaals
mayor - Valkenburg - NSB - survivor - 1942-1943 mayor of Beek, 1943-1944 mayor Valkenburg-Houthem. His predecessor and successor was Piet Hens.
 …
Schunck,
Pierre
Paul Simons
∗ 1906-03-24
Heerlen
† 1993-02-02
Kerkrade
L.O. - Heerlen - Valkenburg - survivor - Founder and leader of the “rayon” (subdistrict) of the L.O. in Valkenburg, under the alias of “Paul”. He was also a member of the ID18 intelligence group, which belonged to the Heerlen district of the LO. After the war he gave …
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Schunck-Cremers,
Gerda
∗ 1912-09-10
Heerlerheide 
† 2005-05-05
Valkenburg
L.O. - Valkenburg - survivor - As the wife of Pierre Schunck, she was constantly involved in his resistance work. In retrospect, we can not determine exactly the extent of her share anymore. But given the nature of their relationship, we can assume that it was substantial.
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Soesman,
Gerard L.R.
∗ 1922-06-23
Valkenburg
† 1945-01-21
Auschwitz/Oświęcim
early resistance - Valkenburg - war victim - Student HBS (high school). Listed in the Honor Roll of Victims 1940 – 1945 [1], in the category resistance people. Moreover he had a Jewish father, Jacob Soesman. Mother: Christina Johanna Maria Prick
See also the site of Joods Monument [2]: “Gerhard Lodewijk Robertus …
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https://www.erelijst.nl/gerhard-lodewijk-robertus--soesman
https://www.joodsmonument.nl/en/page/130916/gerhard-lodewijk-robertus-soesman
Soesman,
Servaas
∗ 1855-01-22
Meerssen
† 1943-05-26
Maastricht/Aachen?
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Emma Horn, son of Ambrosius Lasarus Soesman and Jetta (Henrietta) Hertogs. Berkelstraat 15, Valkenburg. From Maastricht they went to Aachen, where Mr. Soesmann was separated and „removed”, as a 87 years old and ill person (and thus of no …
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Starmans,
J.
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
L.O. - Valkenburg - survivor - maintained the relations to the other districts.
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Ven, op de
Johannes Hendrikus
∗ 1919-02-23
Swalmen
† 1948-06-20
Maastricht
occasional resistance - police - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - On the night of June 22, 1944, together with Den Haring, an NSB member, he was on guard at the Valkenburg distribution office. Was initiated into the plot. Afterwards went into hiding to deduce the suspicion from Freysen et al.
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http://www.de-veiligheidsregio.nl/juli-2015/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2015/07/Juni-Tuinvanbezinning.pdf
https://www.wiewaswie.nl/nl/zoeken/?q=Wilhelmus%20Agathus%20Petrus%20Freysen&advancedsearch=1
Vroemen,
?
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
L.O. - Valkenburg - survivor - Stationmaster in Valkenburg. His first name and other dates are not known to us.
In the event of danger, he called with the message: “You cannot unload your wagon.” People who wanted to go into hiding and arrived by train usually got in touch with him, and he then …
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Weiniger,
Grietje
∗ 1890-06-04
Amsterdam
† 1942-11-19
Auschwitz (Oświęcim)
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Levie Sajet. From Elburg, where her husband was a rabbi for a short time in the twenties, they come to Valkenburg with their child. 52 years old.52 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen …
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Weinreb,
Ester
∗ 1882-05-18
Dolina PL
† 1942-11-09
Auschwitz (Oświęcim)
Jew - Valkenburg - war victim - Widow of E. Kopf, Muntstraat 9, Valkenburg. Mother of Frieda Kopf. 63 years old.
Source: Stichting Struikelstenen (Foundation Stumbling Blocks) Valkenburg [1], Wikipedia [2]
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Westerhoven, van
Jan
Pater Ferdinand
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
L.O. - priest - Valkenburg - survivor - As Father Ferdinand he was a member (and chief?) of the monastery on the Cauberg (sscc). Worked for the Resistance during the occupation. Involuntarily witnessed the “execution” of Funs Savelberg.
A fellow resident of the then monastery on the …
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Willems,
Victor
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
L.O. - municipality - Valkenburg - survivor - Together with Willem Freysen he stole food stamps and other documents for the people in hiding in the LO on a large scale, which ultimately made the raid on the distribution office …
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