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Short manual

As you have seen you enter the site in the Welcome page.

From this page you can go through the menu on the right to all the important parts of this site. These parts are also available in the red menu bar to click through.

What you’ll find on the site:

  • All war dead from the Municipality of Dinkelland (in Dutch)
  • Subdivision to the old townships Denekamp, Ootmarsum and Weerselo (in Dutch)
  • Biographies of all persons (Allies en Palestine pioneers also in English)
  • Squadrons (in Dutch and English
  • Deceased at the Canadian Military Hospital of Ootmarsum
  • The information sources (in Dutch)
  • Placed Stolpersteine (in Dutch)

War dead

The statements are the names in alphabetical order. You can sort the listings on the various components in addition to the date of death. You can also search through the box top right. Enter the name and the requested appears on the screen. Here you can also search the groups for example Holocaust, Palestina-pionier, dwangarbeider (forced laborer) and verzet (resistance). Then will appear the names of this group on your screen.

By clicking on the name of a person you come to the biography about this person


There is also a list of all squadrons that have crashed in the municipality Dinkelland. Here is information about the squadron, the place of the crash and the names of the crew. 


We have sought information from various sources. An overview of these sources on the site.


In the Municipality of Dinkelland have been many Stolpersteine posted. On the site is a list available and where they are placed.


Finally, there is a page to respond. That may be a short question, but you can also place a piece here for inclusion in our guestbook. Directly put something in the guestbook is not possible. There is also a page with links available to the concentration camps.

Please take the time to view the site. Thanks for your visit.

Workgroup Commemorate Warvictims Dinkelland

(Dutch version)