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 Willem Johannes “Wim” Heubel

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Willem Johannes “Wim” Heubel

Birth
Amsterdam, Amsterdam Municipality, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Death 28 Apr 1945 (aged 34)
De Klomp, Ede Municipality, Gelderland, Netherlands
Burial Ysselsteyn, Venray Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot CC-6-146
Memorial ID 78723337 View Source

5./SS.Flu.Gr.Rgt.83 Lst.Wal.
Son of Gustav Adolph Heubel and Cornelie van Haren Noman.
Husband of Ans van den Bergen.
Rank: SS-Obersturmführer.
KIA near Elst by Canadian forces.
The first Dutch Volunteer of the Waffen-SS, he served on the Eastern Front with Regiment "Germania" of the 5th Panzer Division "Wiking." He later served as an officer with the 34th SS Panzer Grenadier Divsion "Landstorm Nederland" along the flooded Lower Rhine front.
Willem introduced his sister Florentine to Meinoud Rost van Tonningen,her later husband, and second leader of the NSB (National Socialist Movement in the Netherlands).
After WW2 Florentine became known as the Black Widow.


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Willem Heubel
7.6.10 † April 45


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  • Created by: Fred
  • Added: 19 Oct 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 78723337
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/78723337/willem-johannes-heubel : accessed ), memorial page for Willem Johannes “Wim” Heubel (7 Jun 1910–28 Apr 1945), Find a Grave Memorial ID 78723337, citing Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof Ysselsteyn, Ysselsteyn, Venray Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands ; Maintained by Fred (contributor 46792340) .