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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 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

These Dutch conscripts died on May 10, 1944, the first day of the German invasion. One died in our municipality, the other one came from here.2 pers.
Cornelis Franciscus
∗ 1916-08-11
Schin op Geul
† 1940-05-10
dutch soldier - Schin op Geul - war victim - Draftee MC-III-37 R.I., killed during the German invasion on May 10, 1940 in Nijswiller near casemate No. 1.
According to the municipality, he fell “… while standing at his post on May 10, 1940. He was then buried in the Catholic cemetery in Nijswiller in his military dress, wrapped in a …
Evert Leendert
∗ 1907-10-29
† 1940-05-10
Schin op Geul
dutch soldier - war victim - Dutch conscript, killed in Schin op Geul on the first day of the war. We read about him on the link below: “there were three S-casemates with a light machine gun. One of them near the church, an intersection of railway lines and the road to Valkenburg. German tanks moved west on this road. They …

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