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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
    Unit:
    Regiment "Germania", SS-Division (mot.) Wiking, Heeresgruppe Süd
    Awarded on:
    June 1942
    Action:
    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
    Unit:
    Regiment "Germania", SS-Division (mot.) Wiking, Heeresgruppe Süd
    Awarded on:
    1942
    Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

    Sources

    • Photo 1: Jeroen Koppes
    • Photo: Frank Meijerink archive
    • - Wikipedia

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