Contacts between people in hiding and the sub district leader, also called diver’s chiefs
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Contacts between people in hiding and the sub district leader, also called diver’s chiefs

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.



Memorial stone for the resistance people Coenen and Francotte

† ✡ † 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 local contacts (so called duikhoofden, divers’ chiefs) were the contacts between the district leader and the people in hiding. There was one per parish in the Valkenburg subdistrict, and two in the town o Valkenburg itself.8 pers.
Caldenborg,
A.
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† 0000-00-00
L.O. - local contact - Houthem - survivor - “diver’s chief“ (local contact person) of the LO in Houthem
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Hendriks,
J.
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
L.O. - local contact - Berg en Terblijt - survivor - “diver’s chief“ Berg en Terblijt
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Horsmans,
Louis (Gerardus Aloysius Antonius)
∗ 1918-02-03
Ulestraten
† 2001-03-13
Maria-Hoop (gem. Echt)
L.O. - local contact - Houthem-St.Gerlach - survivor - On the recommendation of Pierre Schunck, he became assistant of H. Stahl to the lime quarry Schunck in Geulhem. Was a brother of chaplain Horsmans in Valkenburg. His brother Jan Frans Antoon Horsmans, tenant of the Wijngaardshof in Ulestraten / …
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https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Horsmans
https://www.parlement.com/id/vg09ll1tpgvt/g_a_a_louis_horsmans#p.overig
Horsmans,
Wim (Willem Bernard Jozef)
∗ 1912-05-20
Ubachsberg
† 1987-05-31
Heerlen
L.O. - local contact - priest - survivor - Vicar in Valkenburg 1938-1950. Contact person of the LO for people in hiding, together with the sexton Harie van Ogtrop, supported by J. Peusens and J. van de Aa. His last position: dean of Meerssen (1963-1975), where he is also buried.
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Laar, van de
J.
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† 0000-00-00
L.O. - local contact - Margraten - survivor - “diver’s chief“. Nothing more is known about the resistance in Margraten. All the more about the military cemetery. Read the e-book about it, see link:
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https://books.google.de/books?id=RxtwdMUYeRcC
Laeven,
A.H.
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
L.O. - local contact - Schin op Geul - survivor - “diver’s chief“ Schin op Geul
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https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Horsmans
Schin op Geul
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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Schoenmakers,
F.
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
L.O. - local contact - Sibbe - survivor - “diver’s chief“ Sibbe
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This person also appears on the list of fallen resistance members in the resistance memorial on the Cauberg