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Information Panel Resistance Fighter Willem Idenburg

INFORMATION PANEL RESISTANCE FIGHTER
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Willem Idenburg

Willem Idenburg was a member of the Order Service and later of the Interior Forces. He helped people in hiding. He was betrayed and later arrested in Gouda. The resistance attempted to free him during his transport to Rotterdam, but failed. Idenburg was transferred to Neuengamme concentration camp via Scheveningen and Amersfoort. The prisoners were brought on board ships at the roadstead of Lübeck where he died aboard the Cap Arcona on April 27, 1945.

The information panels in the Resistance Fighters District in Gouda are memories of important Resistance Fighters who helped many Dutch people during World War II.
To these Resistance Fighters, 16 streets are named to in Gouda.
On 10 april 2014, they finally got a face. Memory boards with photographs and information about these Resistance Fighters were revealed.
These are the streets:

Walraven van Halllaan
Van Roijenstraat
Rutgersstraat
Johannes Poststraat
Helena Rietbergstraat
Dobbestraat
Dercksenstraat
Brandsmastraat
Boelhouwerstraat
Bleysstraat
Willem Idenburgpad
Nieuwenhuisenpad
De Rijkestraat
Teldersstraat
Wiarda Beckmanhof
De Kortestraat.

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Source

  • Text: TracesOfWar
  • Photos: Arie van Wijngaarden