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Heubel, Willem Johannes "Wim"

Date of birth:
June 7th, 1910 (Hilversum, The Netherlands)
Date of death:
April 28th, 1945 (Elst, The Netherlands)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Ysselsteyn
Plot: CC. Row: 6. Grave: 146.
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Heubel was the brother of Florentine Rost van Tonningen-Heubel (the black widow). During the period he was living in Hamburg (Germany), he joined the SA (Sturmabteilung), and became a member of the Dutch NSB in the early 1930's. Together with Henk Feldmeijer and others he erected the Mussertgarde, NSB leader Anton Mussert's personal bodyguard.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Unterscharführer (Sergeant)
Unit:
Regiment "Germania", SS-Division (mot.) Wiking, Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
June 1942
Presented by Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer Nordwest Hanns Albin Rauter for shown bravery during his service with te Waffen-SS.
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Unterscharführer (Sergeant)
Unit:
Regiment "Germania", SS-Division (mot.) Wiking, Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
1942
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

Sources

  • Photo 1: Jeroen Koppes
  • - Oorlogsbronnen.nl
    - N. K. C. A. in 't Veld, De SS en Nederland (1987)

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