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


Local contacts

The local contacts of the LO (so called duikhoofden, divers’ chiefs) were the contacts between the subdistrict leaders and the people in hiding. There was one, sometimes two per parish or quarter in every subdistrict.
See also the list of local contacts in the Valkenburg subdistict (they all survived the war!)

Local contacts – 8 pers.   ⇒All the fallen resistance people in Limburg
Broek, van den
Cornelis /Cornelius
∗ 1907-07-21
† 1945-03-12
Heer - local contact - police - Cornelis van den Broek was a corporal of the Marines in Den Helder [1][4] until the surrender of the Dutch forces in May 1940. During the war he worked as Opperwachtmeester at the police in Rotterdam at the Hoflaan. He belonged to the KP (Knokploeg, armed group) in Rotterdam. On …

This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel.-
∗ 1902-06-03
† 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  …
wall: right, row 28-03
Houtem, van
Johannes Hubertus
Lange Sjeng
∗ 1917-06-16
† 1945-05-28
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 …

wall: right, row 38-05
∗ 1908-10-25
† 1945-06-18
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 …

wall: left, row 21-01
Jong, de
∗ 1911-10-20
† 1945-02-12
Venlo - local contact - press - NV - priest - person in hiding - In 1940, Hendrik Roelof de Jong was appointed pastor of the Reformed Church in Venlo. He was co-editor of the illegal newspaper Trouw and a collaborator of the Nationaal Steun Fonds (National Support Fund, a Dutch resistance organization that financed the rest of the resistance) [1]. …

wall: right, row 28-05
Willem /Wim
∗ 1903-12-11
Den Helder
† 1945-03-25
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  …

wall: right, row 08-01
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 …

wall: left, row 16-03
∗ 1909-05-29
† 1945-05-02
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  …
wall: right, row 20-04