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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Gennep


Liberated: 1945-02-12

Gennep – 4 pers.   ⇒All the fallen resistance people in Limburg
Guelen,
Johan
∗ 1918-10-01
Gennep
† 1944-09-08
Kamp Vught
Gennep - K.P. - carillon - Johannes Hendrikus Guelen was a machinist and worker in a paper mill. He belonged to the sabotage group KP-Noord Limburg (KP Gennep and Oeffelt). See also Jan Hendriks. Arrested in a shootout with the police. Guelen and the Hendriks brothers were taken to the police station in Berlicum. The same day they were transferred to Camp Vught, where they were to be executed. (Cammaert VIb, p. 720) In his speech at the unveiling of the plaque at the peace carillon, Cammaert said, among other things: “The somewhat lesser known Johan Guelen from Gennep had been part of the local commando group since the summer of 1944. The aim of the group was to silence traitors and chatterers and to crack down on black marketeers. In early September 1944, Guelen participated in a plan to raid the Berlicum distribution office.
Before it got to that point, he was caught through the carelessness of a colleague.”
Hendriks,
Hendrikus Fredericus
Hein /Harrie
∗ 1920-02-20
Gennep
† 1944-09-08
Vught
Gennep - K.P. - Leather processor. He and his brother Jan belonged to the sabotage squadHe was a member of the sabotage group KP-Noord Limburg (KP Gennep & Oeffelt). This resistance group took action, among other things, against black market traders. The brothers and Johan Guelen were arrested in a shootout with the police and taken to the police station in Berlicum. The same day they were transferred to Camp Vught (Herzogenbusch concentration camp), where the bullet was waiting for them. (Cammaert VIb, p. 720) Detailed information at wo2slachtoffers.nl, see link (Dutch).
wall: left, row 11-01
Hendriks,
Jan J.
∗ 1915-07-21
Gennep
† 1944-09-08
Vught
Gennep - K.P. - He was a member of the sabotage group KP-Noord Limburg (KP Gennep & Oeffelt). The resistance group took action, among other things, against black market traders. Arrested in a shootout with the police. Jan Hendriks, his brother Hein /Harry and Johan Guelen were taken to the police station in Berlicum. The same day they were transferred to Camp Vught (Herzogenbusch concentration camp), where the bullet was waiting for them. (Cammaert VIb, p. 720) Detailed information at wo2slachtoffers.nl, see link (Dutch).
wall: left, row 10-04
Verhasselt,
Petrus M.
∗ 1894-08-23
Gennep
† 1945-03-12
Buchenwald
Gennep - L.O. - Fabric manufacturer, provided clothing and blankets, supported the L.O. financially, and helped to find diving addresses. During a raid on September 26, 1944, he was arrested by members of the Grüne Polizei or green police. (Cammaert VIb, p. 719)
wall: left, row 10-05