The fallen resistance fighters in the dutch province of Limburg
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The fallen resistance fighters in the dutch province of Limburg

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Beesel

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Liberated: 1945-03-01

Beesel – 5 pers.   ⇒All the fallen resistance people in Limburg
Gommans,
Henk
∗ 1921-07-07
Beesel
† 1944-10-08
Belfeld
Beesel - L.O. - Hendrikus Wilhelmus M. Gommans, 23 years old, gardener [1], tailor, salesman [2], residing Keulscheweg 502 in Beesel. According to  …
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Janssen,
Cor
∗ 1918-02-22
Sevenum
† 1944-10-07
Beesel
Beesel - L.O. - K.P. - press - person in hiding - Cor Janssen was a farmer. [1#2]
In the spring of 1944, an armed group (knokploeg or K.P.) Reuver was formed by B. Verstappen. Members were also J.H. Goossens, Cor Janssen, M.J. Pereira, …

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Rijnders,
Hendricus Leonardus Hubertus
Harrie / Harry
∗ 1914-12-29
Swalmen
† 1942-09-14
Dachau (D)
Beesel - priest - Hendrikus Leonardus Hubertus Rijnders was a vicar in Saint Quentin (France) and pastor in Gricourt. Arrested on July 17th, 1941 while on vacation at his parents’ in Reuver. With 150 other prisoners he was gassed. According to The Hagiography Circle that was in the NS-Tötungsanstalt (Nazi …

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Ummels,
Anton Hubert
∗ 1894-07-15
Amby
† 1944-08-30
Belfeld
Beesel - Reuver - L.O. - K.P. - police - 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 [1]): “A truck driver, who …

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Verstappen,
Bernardus Petrus Lambertus
Ben
∗ 1914-04-23
Reuver
† 1944-08-30
Belfeld
Beesel - K.P. - In the spring of 1944, Ben Verstappen, 30 years old, merchant, residing at Keulscheweg 597 in Reuver, had formed a K.P.(combat group), which was affiliated with the regional K.P.-Noord-Limburg under the leadership of H.J.H. Bouten from Velden. Besides Verstappen, it included  …

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