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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.

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


British aircraft crews Included are people from the British Commonwealth. British ground forces did not participate in the liberation of our region.18 pers.
Aitchison,
Richard Justin
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† 1945-01-01
RAF - war victim - P/O Richard Justin Aitchison (28), Pilot [429286] Son of Oliver Christie Aitchison & Lilly Evans Aitchison; Husband of Olga Aitchison, of Papatoetoe, Auckland, New Zealand.
More in our story Resistance in Valkenburg
https://losses.internationalbcc.co.uk/loss/200168/
https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-avro-683-lancaster-iii-vilt-8-killed
Brennan,
Martin
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† 1945-01-01
RAF - war victim - Sgt Martin Brennan (?), air gunner, Son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Brennan, of Horden, Co. Durham. Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Nijmegen, Holland
More in our story Resistance in Valkenburg
https://losses.internationalbcc.co.uk/loss/203128 [1596812]
https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-avro-683-lancaster-iii-vilt-8-killed
Clark,
Victor James
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† 1945-01-01
RAF - war victim - Sgt Victor James Clark (20), wireless operator, Son of William James Clark & Jane Clark, of Tottenham, Middlesex. [1811271]
More in our story Resistance in Valkenburg
https://losses.internationalbcc.co.uk/loss/205093
https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-avro-683-lancaster-iii-vilt-8-killed
Cooke,
Leonard James
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† 1945-01-01
RAF - war victim - Sgt Leonard James Cooke (19), air gunner (tail), Son of Alfred James Cooke and Fanny Elizabeth Cooke, of Alum Rock, Birmingham.
More in our story Resistance in Valkenburg
https://losses.internationalbcc.co.uk/loss/205733
https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-avro-683-lancaster-iii-vilt-8-killed
Dagg,
Theodore Ivan Lishman
∗ 0000-00-00
† 1943-06-29
St. Jansbosweg, Valkenburg
RAF - war victim - Sergeant (Service Number 1035453) Wireless Operator, air gunner
Bomber Halifax II (Serial Nr: JB907), 78 Sqdn, RAF. Shot down by a German night fighter near Chaloen Castle (Open Street Map)
More in our story Resistance in Valkenburg
http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=JB907
https://losses.internationalbcc.co.uk/loss/206633
Hill,
Frank
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† 1943-06-29
St. Jansbosweg, Valkenburg
RAF - war victim - Son of Joseph and Rose Hill, of Longsight, Manchester.
Sergeant (Service Number 1699994), air gunner
Bomber Halifax II (Serial Nr: JB907), 78 Sqdn, RAF. Shot down by a German night fighter near Chaloen Castle (Open Street Map)
More in our story Resistance in Valkenburg
http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=JB907
https://losses.internationalbcc.co.uk/loss/212980
Hoskins,
John Stanley
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† 1945-01-01
RAF - war victim - F/S John Stanley Hoskins (23), Flight Engineer, Son of Arthur James Hoskins and Agnes Maud Hoskins, of Devauden Green, Monmouthshire.
More in our story Resistance in Valkenburg
https://losses.internationalbcc.co.uk/loss/213601
https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-avro-683-lancaster-iii-vilt-8-killed
Howarth,
Leslie
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† 1943-06-29
St. Jansbosweg, Valkenburg
RAF - war victim - Sergeant (Service Number 1146906) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Flight Engineer
Bomber Halifax II (Serial Nr: JB907), 78 Sqdn, RAF. Shot down by a German night fighter near Chaloen Castle (Open Street Map)
More in our story Resistance in Valkenburg
http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=JB907
https://losses.internationalbcc.co.uk/loss/213675
Lee,
Arthur
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† 1945-01-01
RAF - war victim - F/S Arthur Lee (25), air bomber, [1583772] son of Alice Lee, of Fagley, Yorkshire; Husband of Dorothy Alice Lee, of Little Massingham, Norfolk
More in our story Resistance in Valkenburg
https://losses.internationalbcc.co.uk/loss/216431
https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-avro-683-lancaster-iii-vilt-8-killed
Morris,
Cecil Andrew
∗ 0000-00-00
† 1943-06-29
St. Jansbosweg, Valkenburg
RAF - war victim - Son of John and Eileen Morris, of Drumcondra, Dublin, Irish Republic.
Sergeant (Service Number 1337838) Navigator
Bomber Halifax II (Serial Nr: JB907), 78 Sqdn, RAF. Shot down by a German night fighter near Chaloen Castle (Open Street Map)
More in our story Resistance in Valkenburg
http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=JB907
https://losses.internationalbcc.co.uk/loss/219968
Newton,
Raymond John
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† 1945-01-01
RAF - war victim - W/C Raymond John Newton (28), Pilot [40984] New Zealand
More in our story Resistance in Valkenburg
https://losses.internationalbcc.co.uk/loss/220743
https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-avro-683-lancaster-iii-vilt-8-killed
Owens,
Glyndwr
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† 1941-07-08
Houthem
RAF - war victim - Sergeant (Pilot) / 61 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Hemswell Air Base / Service Number 754046
Parents: John & Gwenllian Owens, Llwyncelyn, Porth, Glamorgan (Wales).
Sgt. Glyndwr Owens was on a bombing mission to the railway station in Mönchen-Gladbach with the Hampden AD937 when the aircraft was hit by the German fighter pilot Lt. R. Knacke (I./NJG1) and crashed in Houthem around 1:20 am between Putweg and Curfsweg (Open Street Map). Three crew members, including Owens, were killed. After the war he was buried in the Commonwealth war cemetery, Jonkerbos.
On his grave is the inscription:
HYD DORIAD Y WAWR, TEIFI RHYS UNTIL THE BREAK OF DAWN. EIRWEN
More in our story Resistance in Valkenburg
https://www.oorlogsdodennijmegen.nl/persoon/owens/fd0df691-1153-4ba9-b0f9-3a7c6abf7d01
Rendle,
Patrick William James
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† 1943-06-29
St. Jansbosweg, Valkenburg
RAF - war victim - Son of Charles Henry and Margaret Kathleen Rendle, of West Coburg, Victoria, Australia
Flight Sergeant, Royal Australian Air Force (Service Number 420055)
Bomber Halifax II (Serial Nr: JB907), 78 Sqdn, RAF. Shot down by a German night fighter near Chaloen Castle (Open Street Map)
More in our story Resistance in Valkenburg
http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=JB907
http://www.rafcommands.com/database/wardead/details.php?qnum=105459
Samuel,
Gwilym John
∗ 0000-00-00
† 1943-06-29
St. Jansbosweg, Valkenburg
RAF - war victim - Son of William and Martha Jane Samuel.
Sergeant (Service Number 591204) Navigator
Bomber Halifax II (Serial Nr: JB907), 78 Sqdn, RAF. Shot down by a German night fighter near Chaloen Castle (Open Street Map)
More in our story Resistance in Valkenburg
http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=JB907
https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2962026/samuel,-gwilym-john/
Sansome,
Harry
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† 1945-01-01
RAF - war victim - Sgt Harry Sansome (21), Navigator, Son of William and Alice Sansome, of Nottingham.
More in our story Resistance in Valkenburg
https://losses.internationalbcc.co.uk/loss/224788
https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-avro-683-lancaster-iii-vilt-8-killed
Townsend,
William Russell
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† 1943-06-29
St. Jansbosweg, Valkenburg
RAF - war victim - Son of George and Ruby Townsend, of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Flight Sergeant, Royal Canadian Air Force, (Service Number R/92330) air gunner
Bomber Halifax II (Serial Nr: JB907), 78 Sqdn, RAF. Shot down by a German night fighter near Chaloen Castle (Open Street Map)
More in our story Resistance in Valkenburg
http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=JB907
https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2962030/townsend,-william-russell/
Walton,
Joseph Frank
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† 1941-07-08
Houthem
RAF - war victim - Parents Arthur Ernest & Christine Mabel Walton, Ash Vale, Surrey.
Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) / 61 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Hemswell Air Base / Service Number 908698
Sgt. Joseph Frank Walton was on a bombing mission to the railway station in Mönchen-Gladbach with the Hampden AD937 when the aircraft was hit by the German fighter pilot Lt. R. Knacke (I./NJG1) and crashed in Houthem around 1:20 am between Putweg and Curfsweg (Open Street Map). Three crew members, including J.F.Walton, were killed. After the war he was buried in the Commonwealth war cemetery, Jonkerbos.
Op zijn graf staat de inscriptie:
IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY
More in our story Resistance in Valkenburg
https://www.oorlogsdodennijmegen.nl/persoon/walton/f387ae64-fe96-4c27-8bab-a61465f970bf
Wordsworth,
Raymond
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† 1941-07-08
Houthem
RAF - war victim - Flight Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) / 61 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Hemswell Air Base / Service Number 969973
Son of Lily Wordsworth, Farrington Park, Preston (Lancashire).
He was on a bombing mission to the railway station in Mönchen-Gladbach with the Hampden AD937 when the aircraft was hit by the German fighter pilot Lt. R. Knacke (I./NJG1) and crashed in Houthem around 1:20 am between Putweg and Curfsweg (Open Street Map). Three crew members, including R. Wordsworth, were killed. After the war he was buried in the Commonwealth war cemetery, Jonkerbos.
On his grave is the inscription:
DEARLY LOVED AND SADLY MISSED.
MOTHER AND BROTHERS.
More in our story Resistance in Valkenburg
https://www.oorlogsdodennijmegen.nl/persoon/wordsworth/75633adf-afae-4c41-b8b7-3d5275d6aa8d