Wilhelm Klotz

Wilhelm Klotz

Birth
Death 7 Mar 1945 (aged 32)
Woeste Hoeve, Apeldoorn Municipality, Gelderland, Netherlands
Burial Ysselsteyn, Venray Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot AB-9-219
Memorial ID 66667491 · View Source
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38-Pol.Verw.Bochum.
Assassinated by members of the Dutch resistance movement.
They did not know that the Head of the SS Hanns Albin Rauter was in the car when it was attacked. Rauter was shot during the heist attempt but lived.In retaliation, the SS proceeded to round up and execute 263 Dutchmen, some of whom were Resistance fighters who were already being held in prison.
Buried Apeldoorn cemetery.
Reburied 03/05/1949 Ysselsteyn


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  • Created by: Fred
  • Added: 8 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66667491
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wilhelm Klotz (31 Mar 1912–7 Mar 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66667491, citing Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof Ysselsteyn, Ysselsteyn, Venray Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands ; Maintained by Fred (contributor 46792340) .