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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Aid to People in Hiding L.O.

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Jan (Ambrosius) Hendrikx
Venlo

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Jac Naus
Venlo

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Ludo Bleys
Roermond

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Giel Berix
Heerlen

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Leo Moonen
Roermond

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Leo Penders
Wittem

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Pater Beatus
Heerlen

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Karel van Berckel
Heerlen

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Jo Lokerman,
Districtschef LO
Maastricht

L.O. was originally the abbreviation for Limburgse Onderduikershulp, Limburgian Aid to People in hiding. Shortly after it was founded, it was integrated into the Landelijke organistie voor hulp aan Onderduikers (National Organization for Aid to People in hiding) with the same abbreviation. Both organizations only came into existence in 1943 as a result of an initiative by clergy people to get existing and new groups to work together more effectively. In the beginning there were these two organizations, due to the strong “pillarisation” of the Netherlands at that time, which meant that every organization was religiously or ideologically oriented. So in the north the LO stood mainly on a reformed basis, in Limburg and some adjoining areas in Noord-Brabant and Gelderland there was the sometimes so-called ‘Roman’ LO. In the LO province of Limburg, the teacher Jan Hendrikx from Venlo became the leader. He was better known as Ambrosius, who had studied in Nijmegen. This city is located only a few kilometers north of the Limburg provincial border. Nijmegen played an important role in the Limburg LO. This had to do with the Catholic University of Nijmegen (KUN, today Radboud University), where mainly students from the Catholic south of the country, including Limburg, studied.
Nijmegen was also the location of J. de Weert’s falsification bureau, which was integrated into the L.O. by Ambrosius. When the compulsory declaration of loyalty was introduced, many students had to abandon their studies. Male objectors were also ordered to work in Germany. A sharp increase in the number of those in hiding and, moreover, in the number of resisters were a logical consequence of this.
The cooperation and subsequent merger of the two organisations however came about quite quickly.
The armed arm of the LO were the combat groups, in Dutch de knokploegen. It was a separate organization but closely linked to the LO. Especially in North Limburg it was often the same people. This also applied to the cooperation with the O.D. (Ordedienst = Order Service). Especially in North Limburg, many resistance members were in both the L.O. and the O.D., which was mostly unthinkable elsewhere: Only with the establishment of the top-ordered umbrella organization of the Binnenlandse Strijdkrachten (Domestic Forces) in 1944 did an in many places bumpy cooperation come about.
Here are some links, unfortunately all just to Dutch websites:

  • Wikipedia NL: Limburgse Onderduikorganisatie and Landelijke Organisatie voor Hulp aan Onderduikers
  • Het Verborgen Front – Geschiedenis van de georganiseerde illegaliteit in de provincie Limburg tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog, Doctorale scriptie 1994 van Fred Cammaert, Hoofdstuk VIa & Hoofdstuk VIb De Landelijke Organisatie voor hulp aan onderduikers. (Die verborgene Front – Geschichte der organisierten Illegalität in der Provinz Limburg während des Zweiten Weltkriegs, Dissertation 1994 von Fred Cammaert, Kapitel VIa und Kapitel VIb: Die Nationale Hilfsorganisation für Untergetauchte)
  • Het grote gebod Deel 1, Hoofdstuk I: De Landelijke Organisatie voor hulp aan Onderduikers, blz. 323-345: Limburg door Drs. L. van Hommerich (Das Große Gebot Teil 1, Kapitel I: Die Nationale Organisation zur Hilfe für Untergetauchte, S. 323-345: Limburg von Drs. L. van Hommerich)

Aid to People in Hiding L.O. – 133 pers.   ⇒All the fallen resistance people in Limburg
Ahout,
Ger
∗ 1919-12-18
Deurne
† 1945-02-17
Bergen (L)
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - dutch soldier - L.O. - K.P. - The outskirts of Limburg - Gerardus Wilhelmus Johannes Petrus Ahout was a member of the LO-KP in Deurne. During the liberation of the south of the Netherlands, the Regiment Stoottroepen… Details
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Assen, van
Derk
∗ 1891-10-09
Hasselt (O)
† 1943-09-13
Horst (L)
Maastricht - L.O. - press - He was a bailiff at the direct taxes, married to Berendje Grolleman, belonged to LO-Maastricht. They were active in the distribution of underground papers such as Vrij Nederland and Trouw and participated in the founding of the L.O. in … Details
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Assen-Grolleman, van
Berendje
∗ 1894-03-29
Hasselt (Ov)
† 1945-02-18
Ravensbrück
- Maastricht - L.O. - press - Almost from the beginning of the German occupation in 1940, Berendje Grolleman (Berendina van Assen-Grolleman) and her husband Maastricht. They helped Jews and Allied air … Details
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Baars,
Bernhard J.
Jacques
∗ 1913-10-20
Rotterdam
† 1945-04-27
Bergen-Belsen
Wittem - L.O. - Father B.J. Baars C.s.s.R. was subdistrict leader of the LO-Wittem, which belonged to the district of Gulpen. The district meetings took place alternately in the house of the Sisters of Char … Details
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Baeten,
Jozef
∗ 1915-05-03
Sevenum
† 1945-05-07
Salzgitter-Barum
Sevenum - L.O. - Farmer. He was arrested in Kronenberg in the church raid of October 8, 1944. Grave of honor at the catholic cemetery in Kronenberg (Horst aan de Maas)
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Beckhoven, van
Gerardus
Pater Beatus
∗ 1899-09-21
Amsterdam
† 1945-03-20
Bergen-Belsen
Heerlen - L.O. - priest - Father Beatus OFM, refugee helper with an extensive network. He was in fact the hub of the resistance in Heerlen, who had contact with everyone and thus enabled cooperation between a wide variety of people. Click on “Heerlen” above to read more about it.
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Berckel, van
Karel C.
∗ 1892-08-19
Delft
† 1944-09-05
Kamp Vught
Heerlen - L.O. - K.P. - press - Surgeon and chef de clinique at the St. Jozef hospital in Heerlen. He was one of those who created there an important resistance center and the beginning of the LO in the Heerlen district, from where the connection with Valkenburg was also made. Like almost all people of the Limburg L.O. he was a de … Details
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Karel C. van Berckel op de lijst van personen die tijdens de bezetting belangrijk waren voor Valkenburg.
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Berger,
Fons
∗ 1925-05-01
Venlo
† 1945-01-22
Neuengamme
Venlo - L.O. - - Alfons Reinoud Berger was the eldest son of the mayor of Venlo, who stepped down in 1941, and attended the gymnasium Sint-Thomas College there. “In 1944, the SiPo inflicted two major blows on the Venlo resistance.” (Municipal Archives) … Details
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Berix,
Jan Willem
Giel
∗ 1907-04-12
Meers
† 1945-03-13
Bergen-Belsen
Heerlen - L.O. - priest - person in hiding - During the first days of September 1943 he founded the L.O.-district Heerlen with others. Became district leader after rector had withdrawn for health reasons. See also the special page on this website.
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Jan Willem Berix op de lijst van personen die tijdens de bezetting belangrijk waren voor Valkenburg.
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Berkhout,
Jacob H.
∗ 1904-08-12
Culemborg
† 1945-05-31
Malchow
Heythuysen - L.O. - K.P. - Berkhout, an electrical engineer, had taken in a Jewish Ms. Prijs and her two children at his home. Someone who knew about it betrayed this in order to get an arrested friend released. Berkhout and his three guests were arrested on June 10, 1944. The mother died in a German concentration camp, her t … Details
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Beunen,
Bèr
Bertus
∗ 1917-01-01
Ohé en Laak
† 1945-01-18
Echt
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Echt - L.O. - municipality - Civil servant / member of the resistance. Shot by the Germans on January 18, 1945 during the liberation in connection with the support of the Allies. [1]
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Binsbergen, van
Fons
∗ 1909-08-11
Roermond
† 1945-03-23
Verviers (B)
Roermond - L.O. - Alphons Clemens Maria, photographer. He and printer M.H. Pollaert took care of the necessary forged papers and passport photos in Roermond (Cammaert IV, p. 299). There was a forgery group in Sittard, in which a photographer H. van Binsbergen participated. (Cammaert IV, p. 268) The same sur … Details
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Bisschoff,
Sjeng
∗ 1922-08-24
Simpelveld
† 1945-04-23
Buchenwald
Simpelveld - L.O. - Johannus Mathias Willem Bisschoff was arrested on July 21, 1944 by the infiltrator Lambertz, a German soldier, as he was about to drive him to a diving address in Vaals, because Lambertz had said to want to go into hiding. In this Slap of Wittem … Details
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Bleijs (Bleys),
Ludovicus (Ludo) Adrianus
Lodewijk
∗ 1906-10-17
Tilburg
† 1945-08-15
Gorinchem
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Roermond - L.O. - K.P. - Ludo Bleijs’ surname is also spelled Bleys, and sometimes Louis is given as his first name. His resistance name was Lodewijk. During the war he was a member of the Redemptorist monastery in Roermond and together with his fellow Gera … Details
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Boers,
Henricus Joannes Hubertus
Harry
∗ 1923-10-16
Stevensweert
† 1944-09-05
Vught
Stevensweert - L.O. - The brothers Harry and Sef Boers mainly took care of prisoners of war who had escaped from German camps. They were infiltrated twice by the SiPo, the second time with success. The whole stor … Details
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Boers,
Josephus Johannes Stephanus
Sef
∗ 1914-05-19
Stevensweert
† 1944-09-05
Vught
Stevensweert - L.O. - The brothers Harry and Sef Boers mainly took care of prisoners of war who had escaped from German camps. They were infiltrated twice by the SiPo, the second time with success. The whole stor … Details
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Boorn, van den
E.A.G.
∗ 1911-07-04
Maastricht
† 1944-11-05
Effeld, Kr. Geilenkirchen
Posterholt - L.O. - priest - Eugène Alphonse Georges van den Boorn was rector in Posterholt near Roermond. A. van den Akker s.j.writes on … Details
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Bots,
Theo J.
∗ 1905-02-28
Leiden
† 1944-05-05
Roermond
Roermond - L.O. - police - Chief Inspector of Police. “In addition to the cooperation of the L.O. side and the associated aid apparatus for refugees, the contribution of some Roermond police officers was important, including Th.J. Bots. They followed in the footsteps of Bouman< … Details
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Brouwer,
Leendert Th.
Leo
∗ 1907-06-01
Nijmegen
† 1943-05-02
Wellerlooi (Bergen [L])
Maastricht - CCD - L.O. - april/may strike - District head of the CCD (Crisis Controle Dienst, an agency designed to protect the food market from black marketeers). He was part of the resistance group … Details
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Brouwers,
Hendrikus Antonius Hubertus
∗ 1919-10-09
Maastricht
† 1945-03-14
Neuengamme
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Maastricht - L.O. - Commercial traveller. Over fifty people were arrested due to the betrayal of Gonnie Zeguers-Boere, including a hidden person whom she had taken into her home in order to give the impression that she could be completely trusted, as well as H. Brouwers who had brought the hider to her. (Cammaert VIb, … Details
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Coehorst,
Frans
Van Aken
∗ 1925-09-22
Venlo
† 1944-11-01
Zwickau
Venlo - L.O. - - The 18-year-old Frans Gerard Marie Joseph Coehorst was asked by Hendrikx after his graduation from high school to work for him as a courier in the Limburg district and secretary. Thus he knew many prominent L.O. members. Arrested on … Details
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Coenen,
Sjeng
∗ 1915-01-10
Simpelveld
† 1944-09-05
Valkenburg
Simpelveld - L.O. - K.P. - person in hiding - carillon - Former subdistrictleader of Simpelveld. Cammaert: “After the betrayal of Wittem, J.H. Coenen from Simpelveld and W.J. Francotte from Vaals, who had worked for the illegal magazine Je Maintiendrai in Amsterdam until the summer of 1944, joined the KP. They participated in the raid on the ja … Details
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Sjeng Coenen op de lijst van personen die tijdens de bezetting belangrijk waren voor Valkenburg.
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Cornips,
Constant Jozef Ernest
Constant
∗ 1895-09-19
Berg en Terblijt
† 1944-09-05
Kamp Vught
Heerlen - Berg en Terblijt - L.O. - “More complicated need of clothing used to be regulated by the director of the municipal social welfare office, Mr Cornips, with me. He was very competent for this due to his function. It was predominating about suits, clothes, coats etc. for families being hidden as a whole (primarily Jews) and s … Details
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Constant Jozef Ernest Cornips op de lijst van personen die tijdens de bezetting belangrijk waren voor Valkenburg.
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Dael,
Jan
∗ 1909-01-01
Venlo
† 1945-03-09
Mauthausen
Venlo - early resistance - L.O. - Jean Marie Dael was, among other things, a hotel clerk, a driver, and a cook before finally finding his vocation in the bookstore and library De Boemerang on Geldersepoort. He was the father of six children. He had been involved in the resistance since the German invasion. His apartment and s … Details
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Dael,
Leo
∗ 1907-09-12
Venlo
† 1945-03-01
Mauthausen
Venlo - early resistance - L.O. - Leopold Franciscus Dael was a self-employed cab driver and night watchman in a school seized by the Germans as an office building. He and his brother Jan took part in the resistance from the beginning.
On May 12, 1944, … Details
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Duijckers /Duijkers,
Giel /Gel
∗ 1896-12-07
Meerssen
† 1945-02-23
KZ Sachsenhausen, Oranienburg
Heer - L.O. - District official PLEM (power supply), married, member of the LO of Heer-Maastricht, also worked for the underground newspaper Vrij Nederland, arrested 7.7.1944, died 23.2.1945 in Sachsenhausen concentration camp in Oranienburg. According to Stolperstein (Dorpstraat 145, Maastricht) born 1898 … Details
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Dusink,
Lubbert
Lambert
∗ 1907-04-28
’s-Gravenhage
† 1945-05-24
Ludwigslust
Nederweert - L.O. - police - Lubertus Hindrikus Johannes Dusink lived, among other places, in Nederweert, where he worked as a municipal policeman. On March 10, 1943, he was relocated to Mierlo-Hout in connection with the reorganization of the police. He stayed in contact with Nederweert. Provided with the necessary papers, he … Details
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Erdkamp,
Gerhardus A.
Gerrit
∗ 1915-12-29
Elst
† 1945-04-01
Neuengamme
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Elst - L.O. - The outskirts of Limburg - The farmer Gerrit Erdkamp was arrested on October 22, 1943, on suspicion of aiding Allied airmen. [1]
He was one of the pioneers of the LO-Elst [2] and belonged to a group composed mainly of municipal officials.
Read more about the end of this group in the story about … Details
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Erkens,
Pieter Mathijs
Math.
∗ 1892-07-29
Schinnen
† 1944-11-19
Neuengamme
Heerlen - L.O. - Pieter Mathijs Erkens was director of the brick factory N.V. Beckers-Koten’s Steenfabriek in Heerlen since 30 January 1934. During the war years 1940-1945 the factory did not produce. [1]
He was arrested on June 15th, 1944.
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Coming from Sachsenhausen, he arrived in Neue … Details
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Ettema,
Dominicus Hylarius /Hilarius
∗ 1897-08-03
Wymbritseradiel
† 1945-01-11
Neuengamme
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Nijmegen - L.O. - The outskirts of Limburg - Dominicus Ettema was deputy director of the cooperative dairy in Zeddam (municipality of Bergh, Montferland) [1] and was listed in the files of the SD/SiPo (Security Service/Security Police) as a local contact person of the LO-Bergh. Ettema probably admitted this during the interrogations. But he wa … Details
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Förster,
Maria Anna Clara
Mies
∗ 1915-11-16
Helmond
† 1945-03-18
Heerlen
- This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Heerlen - L.O. - - Nurse, assistant to the medical examiner at the municipal employment office in Heerlen. "She saved numerous approved persons from being sent to Germany for forced labour by changing medical certificates on a large scale and by signing rejection certificates herself." [1]
She forged "the signature … Details
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Francotte,
Joep
∗ 1920-12-29
Vaals
† 1944-09-05
Valkenburg
Vaals - L.O. - K.P. - press - person in hiding - carillon - Cammaert: “After the betrayal of Wittem, J.H. Coenen from Simpelveld and W.J. Francotte from Vaals, who had worked for the illegal magazine Je Maintiendrai in Amsterdam until the summer of 1944, joined the KP. They participated in the raid on the jail of Maastricht on September 2.” They … Details
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Joep Francotte op de lijst van personen die tijdens de bezetting belangrijk waren voor Valkenburg.
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Geerlings,
Hermanus Bernardus Arnoldus
Herman
∗ 1917-03-28
Elst
† 1945-02-18
Hamburg-Neuengamme
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Elst - L.O. - municipality - The outskirts of Limburg - He was one of the pioneers of the LO-Elst and belonged to a group mainly composed of municipal officials [1].
Read more about the end of this group in the story about Elst.
He is buried in Elst. [2]
Erelijst van Ge … Details
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Gommans,
Henk
∗ 1921-07-07
Beesel
† 1944-10-08
Belfeld
Beesel - L.O. - Hendrikus Wilhelmus M. Gommans, 23 years old, gardener, residing Keulscheweg 502 in Beesel. According to maastrichtsevelstenen.nl/ he was born on July 7, 1927 in Reuver. Leader of the … Details
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Goossens,
Emile A.F.
∗ 1903-01-21
Venlo
† 0000-00-00
Bergen-Belsen
Echt - L.O. - priest - person in hiding - Vicar in Echt 1936-1945. For allied pilots, Jewish fellow citizens and resistance fighters in hiding, he set up escape routes as far away as Belgium and northern France. “In early 1944, chaplain Goossens had to go into hiding, because there were well-founded suspicions that the … Details
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Groot,
Simon Stendert
∗ 1911-02-28
Sevenum
† 1944-09-20
Sevenum
Sevenum - L.O. - Simon Stendert Groot was a farmer. The farm “Rust Roest“ (Rest Rust) of the Groot family in Sevenum was a source of resistance during the Second World War. There were people in hiding and the resistance met here regularly. On 20 September 1944 there was a shootout with looting German soldiers. T … Details
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Grooten,
Wiel
∗ 1918-05-04
Bocholtz
† 1944-09-05
Kamp Vught
Bocholtz - L.O. - Aussenministerium - Lathe operator. “In July the Staatspolizei (State Police) in Aachen reported that, based on statements by some students arrested at the German-Dutch border, they had tracked down members of the resistance group Außenministerium… Details
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Gruijters,
Pierre
∗ 1906-03-14
Eijsden
† 1944-10-08
Effeld
Roermond - L.O. - - press - On October 6, 1944, Pierre Emile Joseph Gruijters went with Ab Schols to a farmer in Posterholt to collect food for those in hiding. On the way they were stopped by two SS men. The front line ran approximately here in the fall of 1944. The two resis … Details
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Hal, van
Petrus P.
Piet
∗ 1918-05-07
† 1945-03-14
Buchenwald, Weimar
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Elst - L.O. - municipality - The outskirts of Limburg - “Also: LO-Gent” [1]. Van Hommerich meant the village of Gendt, about five kilometers northeast of Nijmegen. For the Belgian city of Ghent, of course, had no LO and was also too far away.
He was arrested on November 18, 1943, probably by treason,[1] was one of the pioneers of LO-Elst and belon … Details
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Hamers,
Hub
∗ 1921-04-16
Simpelveld
† 1944-12-29
KZ Sachsenhausen, Oranienburg
Simpelveld - L.O. - Student - person in hiding - Hubert Joseph Dyonisius Hamers was a student at T.H. in Delft (today Delft University of Technology). In May 1943 he was forced to work in Germany. On September 1, he managed to escape again. Hamers brought people in hiding to their destination in a truck belonging to his father’s company. (Cammae … Details
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Heber,
Willem
∗ 1889-02-23
Horn (L)
† 1945-03-25
Mauthausen
Heel-Panheel - L.O. - press - Farmer and earthworker Willem Hubert Heber, member of LO-Heel put his radio at the disposal of brothers Sylvester and Joost Berden, who needed it to collect news for the underground bulletin Daalzichtse Berichten Dienst. His sons helped distr … Details
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Hekking,
Henri A.
Hens
∗ 1923-09-21
† 1945-04-16
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Nijmegen - L.O. - K.P. - - The outskirts of Limburg - Henny Hekking was a member of the Knokploeg (combat group) in Nijmegen, together with, among others, his friends Jules Moormann, George Muskens and Edd … Details
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Hendrikx /Hendrickx,
Jan J.
Ambrosius
∗ 1917-02-02
Venlo
† 1945-05-03
Oranienburg/Sachsenhausen
Venlo - Nijmegen - L.O. - person in hiding - carillon - Studeerde in Nijmegen en kreeg te maken met studentenverzet, voordat hij naar Venlo terugkwam en onderwijzer werd. (Cammaert VI, p. 576) Werd er districtsleider tot zijn overgang naar het gewest en de landelijke organisatie, in de tweede helft van de zomer van 1943. (Cammaert VI, p.p. 500- … Details
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Hendrix,
Jan Jozef
∗ 1901-03-09
Grubbenvorst
† 1945-02-09
Buchenwald
Maasbracht - L.O. - priest - Grew up in Geysteren. In 1927 chaplain in Maasbracht. Traces of War (see link below) calls him headmaster. Together with his cousin G. Hermkens, chaplain in Montfoort, he was arrested on December 17, 1944 while leading people through the front (fron … Details
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Herben,
Frits
∗ 1913-02-26
∗ ?
† 1944-10-03
† ?
Heer - L.O. - Frits C. A. Herben was a tailor, married, belonged to the LO of Heer-Maastricht and was killed by accident while supporting the Allies.
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Hermans,
Guus
∗ 1922-06-13
, Weert
† 1944-09-02
KZ Sachsenhausen
Weert - L.O. - Student - person in hiding - Henri Marie Auguste (Guus) Hermans refused to sign the declaration of loyalty which was obligatory for students and therefore had to go to Germany as a forced laborer. But “he was the first in Weert not to return after his weekend vacation. He organized the return of other students to Weert with f … Details
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Hermkens,
Gerardus
∗ 1903-01-05
Venlo
† 1945-02-18
Buchenwald
Montfort - L.O. - priest - The L.O. at Montfort was led by H. Seegers and Vicar Gerardus Hendrikus Hubertus Hermkens. On December 16, 1944, the Ardennes Counteroffensive begins, a.k.a. Battle of the Bulge. So the … Details
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Heuvel, van den
Gerard
∗ 1900-07-22
Made en Drimmelen
† 1945-03-06
JVA Köln
Roermond - L.O. - Gerardus Henricus Adrianus van den Heuvel CssR was a Redemptorist, just like his colleague Ludo Bleys and, like him, he worked as a chaplain in the parish church Kapel in ’t Zand next to their monastery in Roermond. “On … Details
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Hoeben ,
Wilhelmus Hub.
∗ 1902-02-16
Nederweert
† 1945-02-06
Kdo. Meppen-Versen (Neuengamme
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - L.O. - The outskirts of Limburg - LO-Someren Worker. “Arrested on June 16, 1944 in roundup of Allied airmen.”
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Hoes,
Gerardus Adrianus
Geert
∗ 1919-02-10
Tilburg
† 1945-02-09
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Nijmegen - Elst - L.O. - municipality - Student - The outskirts of Limburg - Geert Hoes was one of the pioneers of LO-Elst and belonged to a group consisting mainly of municipal officials, including Hendrik Kammeraat, Kees Peters, … Details
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Hoeymakers /Hoeijmakers,
Hendrik
∗ 1885-02-18
Sevenum
† 1945-03-11
Salzgitter-Reppner
Sevenum - L.O. - Hendrik Hubert Hoeymakers was arrested in Kronenberg in the church raid of October 8, 1944. The home of H. Hoeymakers-Peeters was a transit shelter for refugees and persons in hiding in the sub-district of Horst (Cammaert VIb, p. 591). Was she a … Details
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Holla,
Harry
∗ 1902-06-03
Arcen
† 0000-00-00
KZ Sachsenhausen, Oranienburg
Venlo - L.O. - local contact - Johannes Hendrikus Hubertus Holla was co-owner of a car paint shop in Venlo, local contact person of the L.O. in the St. Heart parish, Venlo. “On Tuesday, February 29, the SiPo struck and arrested … Details
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Hoof, van
Jan Jozef Lambert
Redder van de Waalbrug
∗ 1922-08-07
Nijmegen
† 1944-09-19
Nijmegen
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Nijmegen - dutch soldier - L.O. - Ordedienst - The outskirts of Limburg - On September 19, 1944, Jan van Hoof guided an Allied reconnaissance vehicle through the city. On the Nieuwe Markt - today’s Joris Ivensplein - the vehicle was shot on fire. Jan van Hoof survived, but was caught by German soldiers and subsequently killed by gunshot to the head.
Posthumously he w … Details
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Hoogakker,
Wouter
∗ 1914-11-15
Dodewaard
† 1945-03-20
Kdo. Meppen-Versen (Neuengamme
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Elst - L.O. - The outskirts of Limburg - Wouter Hoogakker was a construction supervisor (at the municipality?) Arrested on November 22, 1943 for issuing ration cards to people in hiding. He was one of the pioneers of the LO-Elst and belonged to a group composed of municipal officials [1], among them … Details
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel.
Hoogendijk,
Herman Charles Joseph
∗ 1897-01-24
Den Haag
† 1945-04-10
Buchenwald
Roermond - L.O. - priest - From 1935 he was a Dutch Reformed pastor in Roermond. Married, 4 children. Member of LO-Roermond, also representative of the NSF (Nationaal Steunfonds = National Suppo … Details
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Houben,
Hubertus Petrus Hermanus
Sjeng
∗ 1915-07-09
Eys, gem. Wittem
† 1945-05-19
Ludwigslust
Wittem - L.O. - priest - Hubertus Petrus Hermanus Houben was vicar in Epen and head of the Catholic Action. He administered charity funds in the L.O. district of Gulpen, along with the vicars Wermeling and … Details
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Houtappel,
(Ed)Mond
∗ 1901-10-18
Maastricht
† 1944-11-24
Neuengamme
Maastricht - early resistance - L.O. - Edmond Marie Hubert Ghislain Henri Houtappel was a wine merchant and ran a wholesale grocery store at Wolfstraat 8 (Fa. Wed. R. W. Hustinx, Koffiebranderij, groothandel in koloniale waren). Captain of the Reserve in the Dutch Army, he was in charge of the Wahlwiller Border Guard Company of the 13th … Details
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Houtem, van
Johannes Hubertus
Lange Sjeng
∗ 1917-06-16
Mechelen
† 1945-05-28
Lübeck
Wittem - L.O. - local contact - Sjeng van Houtem from Wylré was an auto mechanic an there local contact person between the people in hiding and the subdistrict of the L.O. (local contact: duikhoofd). He was arrested on July 21, 1944 at the Strike of Wittem and via Maa … Details
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Hüskens,
Jacob H.
∗ 1906-08-06
Rheindahlen
† 1944-11-04
KZ Solingen
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Haelen - L.O. - Born in Rheindahlen near Mönchen-Gladbach (D). Member of the LO in Horn. Driver. Arrested on 08 October 1944 during a church raid (The Great Commandment). From 1991-2007 Horn belonged to Haelen.
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel.04-14
Jacobs,
Peter
∗ 1908-10-25
Helden-Beringe
† 1945-06-18
Mainau
Helden - L.O. - local contact - Peter Johannes Jacobs was chairman of the Young Farmers’ Association in Helden-Beringe. During the war years, as a local contact man (duikhoofd) of the LO, he was responsible for the accommodation of about a hundred people in hiding in Beringe and the surrounding area. On August 15, he was arreste … Details
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Jamin,
Hubert J.
Hubèr
∗ 1880-05-29
† 1945-03-08
Buchenwald
Maastricht - L.O. - Caregiver and prison guard, belonged to the L.O.-Maastricht, specially helping imprisoned resistance fighters. Gonnie Zeguers-Boere, who since 1942 had a relationship with SiPo … Details
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Jans,
Katie
∗ 1923-07-24
Venlo
† 1945-01-06
Venlo
- Venlo - L.O. - - Ordedienst - person in hiding - She was a daughter of reserve Major General Jacobus Jans, commander of the OD in Limburg, and the sister of his successor Leo Jans. The latter, after his arrest, was taken o … Details
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Jansen,
Willem Hendrik Marie
Wim
∗ 1922-05-13
Vierlingsbeek
† 1945-02-25
Buchenwald
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - L.O. - Student - person in hiding - The outskirts of Limburg - Vierlingsbeek At the age of 21, district leader of the LO in Vierlingsbeek after his predecessor Gerard Smals had to go into hiding in Nijmegen in January 1944. Thanks to his organizational skills, he managed to provide the more than 1,000 people in hiding with the necessary coupons and perm … Details
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel.03-03
Janssens,
Petrus Antonius Josephus
Pierre
∗ 1884-03-26
Roermond
† 1945-01-06
KZ Sachsenhausen
Roermond - L.O. - Painter. Recruited by Father Ludo Bleys. Pierre frequently employed Jewish people in hiding. He also organized underground addresses for Jewish people and escape routes for pilots to … Details
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Jong, de
Cornelis
Cees/Cor
∗ 1905-03-31
Rotterdam
† 1944-06-06
Bloemendaal
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Nijmegen - L.O. - press - The outskirts of Limburg - Cees de Jong was a sales representative of the Leder- en Drijfriemenfabriek Regouin in Cuijk. From 1942 he collected data on German military objects for Captain C. Hoogerland. He also distributed the underground newspaper Vrij Nederland. In addition, he provided (from July 1943 within the fra … Details
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Jutjens,
Willem /Wim
∗ 1903-12-11
Den Helder
† 1945-03-25
Düsseldorf
Roermond - L.O. - local contact - He was one of the “duikhoofden” (contact persons for those in hiding) in Roermond (Cammaert VIb, p. 614). Died during forced labor.
On oor … Details
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Kammeraat,
Hendrik
∗ 1904-04-26
Woubrugge
† 1944-12-19
Neuengamme
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Elst - L.O. - municipality - The outskirts of Limburg - Municipal secretary of Elst. Was one of the pioneers of LO-Elst, he set up with Kees Peters, Gerrit Erdkamp, Hermanus B. A. Geerlings, … Details
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Kluitmans,
Leo J.H.
Lei
∗ 1907-04-11
Swalmen
† 1945-04-29
Dachau
Swalmen - L.O. - press - In „Het grote gebod“ (The Great Commandment, see link below) we can read about the butcher Lei Kluitmans: “LO-Swalmen. Also: VN. arrested Feb.7, 1945”. What he did for the VN (probably Vrij Nederland) is not mentioned. For a while he gave shelter to a Canadian pilot, who in early February 19 … Details
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Knops,
Hubert Maria
∗ 1888-08-05
Heerlen
† 1944-04-23
Echt
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Echt - L.O. - priest - Parish priest of Koningsbosch, municipality of Echt. Arrested 29 February 1944 for helping people in hiding.

  • R.C. Cemetery at Koningsbosch, grave opposite entrance middle back
  • Koningsbosch … Details

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Knops,
Jacques
∗ 1918-08-30
Simpelveld
† 1945-03-17
Bergen-Belsen
Simpelveld - L.O. - Mathias Jacob Knops, civil servant. Head of the LO district of Gulpen, which included Simpelveld. He fell into German hands during the raid of Weert on June 21, 1944. He was succeeded by his deputy, … Details
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Knottenbelt,
Franciscus Hendrikus Gerhardus Maria
Frans
∗ 1921-08-04
Enschede
† 1944-07-09
Boven-Leeuwen
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - L.O. - K.P. - The outskirts of Limburg - Deputy manager [2] Frans Knottenbelt was killed in a firefight with landwachters (translated: rural guards, an auxiliary police composed of Dutch fascists) [4] near Leeuwen [1] on the night of July 8-9, 1944. In a letter to the editor of the Veluwsch Dagblad, resistance comrades reported that … Details
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Konieczny /Koniecny,
Edmund (Ed)
∗ 1912-10-02
Lünen (D)
† 1944-09-08
Berg en Terblijt
Heerlen - L.O. - local contact - Edmund Konieczny lived in Heerlen and was an interpreter and sworn translator. His parents were born in Poland. Member of LO-Heerlen.
“Koniecny, who practiced the profession of interpreter/translator since the end of 1942, dedicated himself mainly to Poles in hiding. In addition, he collected w … Details
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Krans,
Cornelis
∗ 1887-03-30
Hoogezand
† 1944-03-02
Helmond
Helden - early resistance - L.O. - carillon - Cornelis Krans lived on a farm in Helden and early in the war he sheltered already a Jewish family in an underground hiding place just a stone’s throw from his house. When, after the strikes of April and May 1943, which included the miners’ str … Details
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Laar, van
Jacob M.
∗ 1893-01-06
Maurik
† 1944-08-08
Maastricht
Maasniel - L.O. - On July 29, 1944, the SiPo-Maastricht conducted a raid, accompanied by NSB man and pub owner G.H. Holla from Roermond who was also department commander of the Hulplandwacht (auxiliary police), by A. Roselle, the chief of the Roermond … Details
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Lee, van
Lambert /Bert
∗ 1906-07-20
Geffen (N-B)
† 1945-05-03
Lübecker Bucht
Helden - L.O. - Foreman at the Koninklijke Nederlandse Heidemaatschappij (Royal Dutch Heath Society) in North Limburg, moves to Panningen. From 1943 he helped people in hiding in and around Helden to forge personal identification cards. Arrested during the … Details
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Linders,
Johannes Antonius
Pater Sebaldus
∗ 1907-06-15
Mook
† 1944-08-11
Kamp Vught
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - L.O. - priest - person in hiding - The outskirts of Limburg - Jan Linders was born in Mook, entered the Franciscan order under the name Sebaldus and was ordained priest in 1933. During the war he lived in the monastery in Alverna [1] (Wijchen) and was vicar there. He helped Jewish children and Jewish adults, as well as others in hiding, to find shelter and pro … Details
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Lochtman,
Hein
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
Kerkrade - Maastricht - L.O. - priest - Hein Lochtman ?
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Lochtman,
Hein
∗ 1911-09-02
Kerkrade
† 1945-02-27
Bergen Belsen
Kerkrade - Maastricht - L.O. - priest - Vicar in Limmel from 1940 and member of LO in Maastricht. He hid people in hiding. On May 10, 1944, he was arrested as a result of betrayal by Aldegonda (Gonnie) Zeguers-Boere and so mistreated that … Details
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Lokerman,
Jo S.H.
Thijs
∗ 1901-02-05
Rotterdam
† 1945-02-11
Neuengamme
Maastricht - early resistance - L.O. - press - carillon - District leader of the LO in Maastricht. Unusual in the Catholic south of the Netherlands at that time: this district leader was not only a Social Democrat, but also a reformed “Hollander”, i.e. someone from “above the rivers”. “On May 11, 1940, a group of Belgian prisoners of war was brou … Details
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Luske,
Jacques Joseph Carlos Marie
Jacques
∗ 1901-08-31
Baarn
† 1944-12-27
Hamburg-Neuengamme
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - L.O. - mayor - The outskirts of Limburg - Mayor and member of LO-Bergharen [1], which was part of the LO-District Maas en Waal. Arrested on March 6, 1944, because captured people in hiding had talked after severe torture. Read the following story, which can be found in the same terms at the Jan van Gelderstichting [2] and the oorlogsgravens … Details
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Martens,
Johannes Theodorus Antonius
Jopie
∗ 1924-10-19
Asten
† 1945-05-06
Kdo. Sandbostel, Neuengamme
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - L.O. - municipality - The outskirts of Limburg -


This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel.03-15
Megen, van
Sef
∗ 1916-12-09
Venray-Leunen
† 1945-04-05
Dohnsen, D
Broekhuizen - L.O. - press - Netw. Bongaerts - Joseph Hubertus (Sef) van Megen became a teacher in Grashoek near Helden in 1935 and then in Broekhuizen from 1937. He was beloved by the children. From 1941 he helped prisoners of war, Allied pilots and Jews to go into hiding or on their way to France, with clothes and crossing the Meuse in rowboat … Details
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Meijer,
Henry /Harry
∗ 1920-10-06
Borne
† 1944-09-05
Vught
Venlo - L.O. - - press - person in hiding - The resistance activities of Hendrikus Jozef Meijer, a teacher of classical languages and courier, in whose parental home couriers from the ten L.O. districts of Limburg regularly arrived, consisted of distributing ration cards and stamps to hidden people and distributing the resistance magazine Chr … Details
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Meiler,
Max
Piet van Kempen, oom Willem
∗ 1893-06-12
Nijmegen
† 1945-03-12
Neuengamme
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Venlo - L.O. - Max Meiler was elektrotechnicus, maar koopman van beroep. Hij was in Venlo contactman van districtsleider Ambrosius [1]
Hij woonde eind februari 1941 op de Keizersgracht in Amsterdam en hoorde op een avond laat dat in een aangrenzend bankgebouw h … Details
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel.03-08
Merckelbach /Merkelbach,
Emilius Antonius Hubertus Maria
Emile
∗ 1898-03-15
Wittem
† 1944-12-15
Neuengamme
Wittem - L.O. - Emile Merckelbach was a member of the Provinciale Staten (Provincial Parliament) of Limburg and chairman of the Coöperatieve Veilingvereeniging Kring Gulpen (Cooperative Auction Association for Agricultural Products, District of Gulpen). On July 21, 1944, he too was arrested as a member of the L.O. … Details
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Meulenberg,
Edmundus Johannes
Eddy
∗ 1919-01-26
Nijmegen
† 1945-07-04
Nijmegen
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - dutch soldier - early resistance - L.O. - K.P. - The outskirts of Limburg - Eddy Meulenberg was a conscript sergeant at the time of the surrender of the Dutch Army in May 1940. He was a member of the Nijmegen Knokploeg (combat group), together with his friends Jules Moormann, G … Details
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Michels,
Frans G.
∗ 1922-03-09
Merselo
† 1944-11-07
Venray-Leunen
Venray - L.O. - - Franciscus Gerardus Michels was a miller. He helped people to hide and after the liberation of Merselo on October 16, 1944, he worked as a courier for the Second British Army. This meant that he had to collect important information for the British Army in the enemy territory. After such a tour, he w … Details
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Miltenburg,
Harry
∗ 1911-12-17
Nijmegen
† 1944-08-30
Kamp Vught
Weert - L.O. - police - Hendrikus Cornelis Bernard (Harry) Miltenburg worked at the police administration in Weert with the rank of deputy inspector. His collegues J.H.M. Geurts and P.W. Saes also collaborated with the L.O. in Weert. Harry was arrested after a person in hiding, who was living with Miltenburg, was arrested … Details
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Moonen,
J. Leo
ome Leo
∗ 1895-08-31
Heerlen
† 1945-04-02
Bergen-Belsen
Roermond - L.O. - priest - carillon - Secretary of the diocese. He was the spiritual advisor and so one of the de facto leaders of the Catholic resistance in the Dutch province of Limburg. He thus also had an influence on the liquidation of traitors. In his opinion, this should be avoided as far as possible. But if it was really unavoid … Details
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Mooren,
Antonius Lodewijk Joseph
Toon
∗ 1923-03-19
Vierlingsbeek
† 1945-03-05
Mauthausen
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - L.O. - K.P. - person in hiding - The outskirts of Limburg - LO-Vierlingsbeek. Also: KP (Commando group). Arrested on 5.12.44 in Venlo, during a raid on the address where he was in hiding." (Het grote gebod, p. 327) A detailed story about Toon on oorlogsgravenstichting.nl, source: Dorpsraad Vierlingsbeek: "Papa, was sind das für Tote". Brochure dat … Details
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel.03-04
Mullen, van der
Alphons J.A.
∗ 1886-11-01
Liège
† 1945-05-31
Bergen-Belsen
Helden - L.O. - police - Alphons van der Mullen was one of the three police officers active in Helden in the resistance (the other two were J.J. Grijsbach and G.W.H. van Amerongen. He was their local chief or Opperwachtmeester). They and the other pilot helpers were all members of the local L.O. and K.P. section. (Cammaert … Details
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Naus,
Jacobus Johannes
Van Doorn /Jac
∗ 1913-12-31
Egchel
† 1945-04-15
Bergen-Belsen
Venlo - L.O. - priest - person in hiding - carillon - On June 6, 1939, Jac Naus was appointed vicar in the parish of St. Martinus in Venlo. There, together with Ambrosius and his colleague P.G. van Enckevort, he was one of the founders of the LO. Dr. Fred Cammaert said in his speech a … Details
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Nies,
Frans
Peters
∗ 1913-04-14
Weert
† 1944-09-05
Vught
Weert - L.O. - Frans Josef Peter was a carpenter. At the beginning of the occupation he held a leading position in the Jonge Wacht (Young Guard) and was leader of the Katholieke Jonge Middenstanders (Catholic Middle Class Youth) in the Weert region. Vicars P.J. Slots and H.Th.H. Adams set up a functioning o … Details
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Peeters,
Toon
∗ 1916-06-20
Broekhuizenvorst
† 1947-06-24
Venlo
Broekhuizen - L.O. - Netw. Bongaerts - Peter Antonius Joseph Peeters, popularly known as blacksmith Toontje, was mainly involved in helping prisoners of war, Allied pilots and Jews. Arrested on November 16, 1943, as a result of betrayal by the provocateur Vastenhout (the Englandspiel… Details
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Penders,
Leo
∗ 1914-07-01
Voerendaal
† 1945-04-24
Bergen-Belsen
Gulpen - Voerendaal - L.O. - priest - Vicar Leon Marie Hubert Penders headed subdistrict 2 of the LO with the places Gulpen, Reymerstok and Wylré. (See map 45. Gulpen district: division into subdistricts. Cammaert VIb, p. 693) and determined the district’s financial policy from 12 January 1944. On July 21, 1944, Vicar Penders an … Details
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Pernot,
Sef
∗ 1909-05-29
Grevenbicht
† 1945-05-02
Mauthausen?
Susteren - L.O. - local contact - The head of a school in Susteren-Mariaveld, Joseph Michael Willem Pernot, was Duikhoofd of the LO in Susteren. These were people in charge at the neighborhood or parish level. He maintained contacts with J.M. Peters in Roosteren, M.P.J.M. Corbeij in Sittard, and … Details
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Peters,
Cornelis Gijsbertus
Kees
∗ 1915-04-16
Elst
† 1945-03-02
Mauthausen
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Elst - L.O. - municipality - The outskirts of Limburg - Was one of the pioneers of LO-Elst, he set up with Hendrik Kammeraat, Gerrit Erdkamp, Hermanus B. A. Geerlings, … Details
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Peters,
Piet
∗ 1912-11-27
Ottersum
† 1945-04-06
Buchenwald
Tegelen - L.O. - priest - person in hiding - Father Petrus Nicolaas Andreas Peters was a member of the L.O. Steyl and vicar. Pastor P.P. Windhausen, himself and three others from Steyl and Tegelen went into hiding in the tower room of the Steyl church and later moved into the basement. There t … Details
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Plitscher,
Chris
∗ 1907-09-15
Susteren
† 1944-11-11
Wassenberg, D
Susteren - L.O. - Ordedienst - Chris was a shunter at the railroad company. “In Susteren, the same people worked for both the O.D. and the L.O.. At first Father Bleijs from Roermond asked railroad official J. va … Details
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Pulskens,
Jacoba Maria
Tante Coba
∗ 1884-05-26
Tilburg
† 1945-03-17
Ravensbrück
- This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - L.O. - The outskirts of Limburg - Coba Pulskens hid several Jewish persons, Allied pilots and resistance fighters, was arrested and brought to Vught via Haaren. During the evacuation of Vught in early September 1944, she was transferred to the Ravensbrück women’s concentration camp, where she died in February 1945.[1]
Document … Details
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Ramakers,
V.L.Servaas
∗ 1906-04-23
Schinnen
† 1945-03-09
Bergen-Belsen
Heerlen - L.O. - priest - Vicar in Heerlerheide. Arrested by the Landwacht on August 18, 1945. See Cammaert VIb, p. 665 and "Vier dont ut zelf - 150 jaar geschiedenis van een parochie" (150 years history … Details
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Reichert,
Franciscus P.
Vrijn
∗ 1873-08-29
Delft
† 1944-09-14
Nijmegen
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Nijmegen - L.O. - K.P. - - press - The outskirts of Limburg - A trader by profession as well as a courier for the LO-KP out of conviction. Also Vrij Nederland. On September 14, 1944 he was shot in his house because of his work for V.N. [2].
The following can be read on :oorlogsdodennijmegen.nl [4]:

Frans Reichert, married to Ma … Details
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Reulen,
Albert
Bèr
∗ 1916-11-12
Roermond
† 1944-06-10
Overveen
Roermond - L.O. - K.P. - Ordedienst - Butcher, factory worker and involved in the resistance groups Ordedienst (OD), Landelijke Organisatie voor Hulp aan Onderduikers (LO) and the KP (knokploegen, armed groups) of Roermond and later of Alkmaar, behause Reulen and J.P.H. Frenck … Details
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Rutten,
Mathijs
∗ 1920-08-09
Heel en Panheel
† 1945-05-31
Bergen-Belsen
Heel-Panheel - L.O. - In 1943, as in central and northern Limburg the number of people willing to dive (hide) increased sharply, several camps were set up for them in the forests. The inhabitants were mostly young men, who did not want to go to Germany for forced labor. They were not all careful; one of them, for example … Details
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Sambeek, van
Cornelis
Kees van Maas en Waal
∗ 1921-11-03
Nijmegen
† 1945-04-04
Gemen
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - dutch soldier - L.O. - K.P. - The outskirts of Limburg - Kees had attended secondary school in Nijmegen and had contacts with resistance people there. In the area of the rivers Maas and Waal, west of Nijmegen, there were local and individual resistance activities. But joining a national organization was still pending. In January 1944, Van Sambeek was entr … Details
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Sars,
Adrianus Johannes Albertus
∗ 1905-12-26
’s-Hertogenbosch
† 1945-04-23
Passau.
Roermond - L.O. - priest - Vicar at the cathedral of Roermond. With the arrival of a paratrooper battalion under the command of Major Ulrich Matthaeas, a somber, ominous atmosphere arose in Roermond. The major complained to his superiors that the male population was a danger to his soldiers. One of his subordinates, F.W. Held … Details
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Schaik, van
Jan H.
∗ 1922-04-10
Utrecht
† 1944-07-09
Boven-Leeuwen
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - L.O. - K.P. - Student - The outskirts of Limburg - Student (Oorlogsgravenstichting.nl [5]) and machinist (Honor Roll of the Fallen [1]). Died on the night of July 8-9, 1944, in a firefight with landwachters (land guards) [7] near Leeuwen [4]. In a letter to the editor of the Veluwsch Dagblad [2], resistance comrades reported that Van Schaik and … Details
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Schiphorst,
Tom
∗ 1923-01-01
Heerlen
† 1945-03-09
Mauthausen
Heerlen - Nijmegen - L.O. - K.P. - press - Student - Student at the MTS (technical secondary school), living in Nijmegen. He took care of people in hiding and distributed illegal magazines. He also hid an American pilot. Member of the LO-Maas en Waal. On August 1, 1944 he was arrested and on March 9, 1945 he died in the Mauthausen concentration camp.
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Schols,
Albertus Eugenius Leonardus
Ab
∗ 1916-04-10
Maastricht
† 1944-10-25
Effeld (D)
Maastricht - L.O. - - press - Ab Schols was department head at the rijksverkeersinspectie (National Traffic Inspectorate) and deputy secretary of the director. During the occupation he was an collaborator of L.O. leaders like Father Bleys and Uncle Leo Moonen in … Details
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Sikkes,
Hendrik
∗ 1894-11-24
Gaasterland
† 1945-05-31
Bergen-Belsen
Heerlen - L.O. - Miner and helper of Jews, born November 24, 1894 in Mirns en Bakhuizen (in Gaasterland, Frisia). Married Marijke Teernstra on May 17, 1924 in Gaasterland. Despite their relative poverty, on May 7, 1944, they took in 19-year-old Martha de Lieme, who had gone into hiding and was part of the resistance … Details
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Slangen,
Jan Willem
Sjeng
∗ 1922-01-10
Maastricht
† 1945-03-22
Bergen-Belsen
Maastricht - L.O. - Sjeng was a warehouseman, belonged to the L.O. in Limmel, municipality of Maastricht. Arrested in the spring of 1944. He was 23 years old at the time of his death.
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Smeets,
Joseph
∗ 1904-02-18
Wessem
† 1944-09-26
Maalbroek/Asenray, gem. Maasni
Maasniel - L.O. - Shot near the German border for illegal possession of weapons, along with Paul J. Peeters, who had gone into hiding. (Cammaert VIb p. 624) Arrested on Sept. 25, 1944 (… Details
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Smeets-Hendrickx,
Jacqueline Henrica
(Tante) Jacquelien
∗ 1892-02-25
Melick en Herkenbosc
† 1945-02-19
KZ Ravensbrück
- Roermond - L.O. - One of the few female victims at the Resistance. “Arrested on August 10, 1944 in connection with the housing of Jews“ (… Details
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Smulders,
Gerard Antoon
∗ 1918-07-21
Horst
† 1944-08-19
Vught
Horst - L.O. - Gerard Smulders was a farmer. He took care of people in hiding and escaped prisoners of war. On August 2, 1944, officers of the Arbeitskontrolldienst (Labor Control Service) wanted to arrest his brother Frans. A person in hidi … Details
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Snijders,
Johannes Franciscus
Frans
∗ 1916-09-16
Helden L.
† 1944-09-05
Vught
Weert - L.O. - - press - police - Railroad policeman, courier for Jan Hendrikx (Ambrosius). Distributed illegal newspapers such as De Stem, Je Maintiendrai and Trouw. On July 19, 1944, he received a telegram asking him to come to Eindhoven the n … Details
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Soree,
Hubertina
Bertha
∗ 1906-06-04
Venlo
† 1944-11-03
Venlo
- Venlo - L.O. - - In the Venlo Book of the Dead (see link below, historie.venlo.nl), Hay Goertz writes about Hubertina Johanna Elisabeth Soree: “During the war, Bertha was active in the resistance in Venlo, where her main task was to provide courier services and deliver food supply to people in hiding, etc. She was … Details
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Spillenaar Bilgen,
Marinus
∗ 1892-10-25
Salatiga, NOI
† 1944-09-04
Vught
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Nijmegen - L.O. - K.P. - press - The outskirts of Limburg - The pharmacist’s son Marinus Spillenaar Bilgen, as director of the Gelderland paper mill in Nijmegen, supplied large quantities of paper to underground newspapers such as Trouw [2][5] and collected money for the NSF (Nationaal Steun Fonds, National Support Fund [1], financed the resistance). He wa … Details
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Starren,
Jozef Mathieu
∗ 1900-10-15
Maastricht
† 1945-05-31
Bergen-Belsen
Horst - L.O. - police - Chief of police in Horst. Belonged to a resistance group that had housed divers (persons in hiding), students and pilots in two camps in the woodland Schadijkse Bossen. Antonie Damen, a young marine engineer working for German counter intelligence, infiltrated the group. With 15 others Starr … Details
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Stoffels,
Marcel
Starkenborg
∗ 1914-06-27
Brunssum
† 1944-08-11
Vught
Brunssum - L.O. - Ordedienst - person in hiding - Marcel Elbert Jozef Marie Stoffels was an employee in an office. After a period of resistance activities in Apeldoorn, he went into hiding in Roermond when the members of the Dutch army were to be taken prisoner of war again.Through the mediation of Father Ludovicus Adrianus Bleijs (… Details
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Strik,
Fransiscus Petrus Maria
Frans /Francis
∗ 1923-10-30
Asten
† 1944-01-28
Gilze en Rijen
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - L.O. - The outskirts of Limburg - LO-Bakel/Asten. “Arrested on October 7, 1943, during a road check. Was in possession of ration cards.” (Het grote gebod, p. 327)
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Terwisscha van Scheltinga,
Jaco
∗ 1922-07-08
Schiedam
† 1945-04-11
Celle
Weert - L.O. - person in hiding - Jacques Johan Cornelis Terwisscha van Scheltinga worked as a salesman in a clothing store in Dokkum, was to be deported to Germany for forced labor, but escaped at the train station in Leeuwarden and went into hiding with his uncle in Weert. He came into contact with the priest and teacher Ch.V.J. B … Details
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Toussaint,
Servaas H.
∗ 1914-12-22
Hoensbroek
† 1943-05-02
Wellerlooi (Bergen [L])
Amstenrade - L.O. - april/may strike - Supervisor at the Emma state mine, involved in the April-May strike of 1943. On the night of May 1 to 2, 1943, with Renier Savelsberg and Meindert Tempelaars sentenced to death in summary proceeding … Details
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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 … Details
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Ummels,
Joseph W.
Giel
∗ 1908-12-06
Geulle
† 1944-12-08
Sachsenhausen
Maastricht - L.O. - Butcher in the Wolfstraat 6. He was a brother of the one year older Mathieu Ummels. His neighbor was Edmond (Mond) Houtappel. His butcher shop was a good hiding place for British pilots, Jewish fami … Details
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Ummels,
Mathias Hubertus
Mathieu
∗ 1907-07-17
Geulle
† 1945-05-06
Neuengamme
Maastricht - L.O. - Mathieu Ummels was one year older than his brother Giel Ummels. He was arrested on May 10, 1944, one day after his brother. Was seen in the sick bay of the concentration camp of Sandbostel (a subcamp of Neuengamme) on May 1, 1945. He is said to have … Details
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Verdijk,
Marius P.J.
∗ 1907-11-15
Beugen
† 1945-05-21
Malchow, Kr. Waren
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - L.O. - The outskirts of Limburg - LO-Vierlingsbeek. Civil servant at the municipal secretary’s office. “Arrested on June 28, 1944 during a search on instruction of the NSB mayor” (… Details
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Verdonschot,
Leonardus Mattheus
Leo
∗ 1916-07-24
Weert
† 1945-03-02
Bergen-Belsen
Echt - L.O. - priest - Vicar Verdonschot began his resistance work by helping French-speaking prisoners of war who had escaped from Germany. They were taken to Belgium via Wessem/Maasbracht-Stevensweert. (Cammaert III, p. 195) Since the summer of 1943 he led the L.O. in Koningsbosch and for this purpose he was in con … Details
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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)
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Vranken,
Jozef
∗ 1913-01-18
Stramproy
† 1944-11-26
Aurich
Stramproy - L.O. - Peter Josephus Vranken. Cammaert writes in chapter 6b, p. 706: «As in the districts of Venlo and Roermond, there were also in Weert some camps for people in hiding. One of them was in Stramproy. … When in the summer the number of those in hiding became too large, Salemans and his people deci … Details
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Vries, de
Douwe
Hans
∗ 0000-00-00
† 0000-00-00
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - L.O. - K.P. - The outskirts of Limburg - LO en KP. Na de bevrijding overleden mede ten gevolge van zijn verzetswerk.
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Vullinghs,
Hendrik Jacob
Henri
∗ 1883-09-14
Sevenum
† 1945-04-09
Bergen-Belsen
Grubbenvorst - early resistance - L.O. - priest - Catholic parish priest of Grubbenvorst and building parish priest in Grashoek, studied musicology in Italy and the United States. He was known as a very open-minded and culturally enthusiastic person. Already during 1941 and 1942, he began to help Jews in collaboration with the Amsterdam journalist … Details
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Weert, de
Jacques J.
Zwarte Jacques, Victor
∗ 1921-04-10
Zundert
† 1944-09-05
Kamp Vught
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Nijmegen - L.O. - Student - person in hiding - The outskirts of Limburg - Fred Cammaert writes in his dissertation [1]:

Already at the beginning of the war, groups were formed that focused on falsifying documents. The L.O. sought support from or received help from some of these groups. J. Hendrikx, for example, formed a forgery group in Venlo in ear … Details
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Will,
Peter
∗ 1896-08-21
Schoonhoven
† 1945-04-24
Transport vanuit Neuengamme
This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel. - Nijmegen - L.O. - press - police - The outskirts of Limburg - Quality inspector in the slaughterhouse of Nijmegen, see the memorial plaque in the slaughterhouse [1] and honorary policeman. After May 1940, he helped people who wanted to escape forced labor in Germany. He distributed the underground newspaper Trouw [8], took care of people in hiding, helped stra … Details
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