Source of the image: weekly “Het Land van Valkenburg”, Sept. 13th, 1974 No member of the L.O. Valkenburg died. But other citizens of Valkenburg, who have made resistance and the two resistance people, who were shot in Valkenburg. So the list on the image is to be completed as follows:
F. A. (Frans) Cobbenhaegen, born on 10/18/1921 in Valkenburg, postal officer, unmarried, arrested (date unknown) in Cologne for smuggling letters to the Netherlands, died on 12/20/1944 in concentration camp Kdo. Langenstein-Zwieberge, Buchenwald, buried Quedlinburg, Hauptfriedhof, 23 years old. See memorial stone former post office: war victims among postal workers in Valkenburg. Not a member of the resistance but working at the post and therefore also on this memorial stone: Hub Vrancken from Houthem. He died after being hit by a shrapnel on liberation day September 17, 1944, when he was so careless about leaving his house to see how the liberation was going.
Charles Joseph Nijst, born on March 5th, 1916 in Kerkrade Died on January 18, 1944 in camp Groß-Beeren, District of Teltow. He refused to sign a declaration
of loyalty and went into hiding, arrested (date unknown) for spreading clandestine printed matter.
F. G. (Frank) Smits from Hulsberg, born on August 29th, 1919, law student, refused to sign a declaration of loyalty and went into the resistance movement (mapped the activities of the Germans at Dutch airports and passed them on to the allies), arrested on August 12th, 1943, suspected of conspiracy and, after a stay in various prisons, eventually sentenced to death by a special court of war for prohibited possession of weapons, shot on 4/4/1944 in Utrecht.