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Windhausen, Henricus Josephus Paulus

Date of birth:
May 19th, 1903 (Roermond, the Netherlands)
Date of death:
October 4th, 1944 (Vloeiweide-Rijsbergen, the Netherlands)
Buried on:
Dutch Field of Honour Loenen
Plot: B. Grave: 299.
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)


Teacher at the Onze Lieve Vrouwe Lyceum in Breda an member of the resistance. Was killed on 4th October 1944 during a raid by German and Dutch SS-members on a radio post of the OD (Ordedienst-resistance) in the woods of nature reserve Vloeiweide. It has been stated that the during the raid heavily wounded Paul Windhausen was shot with a pistol on the spot by a Dutch SS-member.

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Verzetstrijder (Resistance fighter)
Ordedienst Breda
Awarded on:
September 11th, 1952
Royal Decree No. 13, dated 11th September 1952.
Awarded posthumously.
Bronzen Leeuw (BL)