Foreign volunteers officers.

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Frank M
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Re: Foreign volunteers officers.

Post by Frank M » 26 Mar 2021 14:22

Hello Wim,

I think that Dirk Oosterveld (Born in 12.02.1919, Koeta Radjah) wasn't Flemish, but Dutch. He served in the Dutch army with the last rank of Vaandrig. In the years after the war, he regained his Dutch citizenship.

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Re: Foreign volunteers officers.

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Re: Foreign volunteers officers.

Post by oysabm » 27 Jan 2022 16:22

Nudging this one,
Smetain Albert, do you have som information on SS-Untersturmführer Ferdinand Böe-Simonsen? Also written Bøe-Simonsen. SS-Untersturmführer in 23. SS-Panzergrenadierregiment Norge, 6. kompani
He was my grandfathers cousin, MIA 27/07/1944 in Narva, Estonia. Any info will be dearly appreciated. documents, pics etc.

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Re: Foreign volunteers officers.

Post by Halfdan S. » 27 Jan 2022 21:38

Hi, welcome to the forum :welcome:

If you're not aware, there is a page and a photo of him (p. 387) in Brenden/Natedal/Thoresen: Norske Offiserer i Waffen-SS, 2013.

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Re: Foreign volunteers officers.

Post by Waleed Y. Majeed » 28 Jan 2022 08:07

A few of the Danes in the Luftwaffe (Wehrmacht):
Oberleutnant Wolfgang Rudolf Fabian, KIA
Major Anker Tage Harild
Hauptmann Knud Erik Ravnskov, KIA
Hauptmann Poul Sommer, later SS-Hauptsturmführer der Reserve, head of Schalburgkorps and his own “Sommerkorpset”.
Danish rank lieutenant Ove Terp, postwar advisor USAF, oberstleutnant bundesluftwaffe.
Hauptmann Ejnar Thorup, KIA
Sources: https://www.danishww2pilots.dk/articles.php?article=11
http://ditt.almanet.dk/Luftwaffe.html

Waleed

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Re: Foreign volunteers officers.

Post by -Michael » 08 Jun 2022 21:53

Wim wrote:
08 Sep 2012 17:57
Flemisch officers part II

Ustuf.

Bachot Jozef
Barrie P. Albert
Beernaert Ferdinand
Bertels Remy
Bollen Alfons
Borghgraef Wilfried
Boterman Gilbert
Buntinx Eduard
Buyse Jan
Callebaut August
Ceuleers Omer
Claes Emiel
Coninckx Robert
Dams Ludwig
De Brandt Gaston
De Clerck Philipp
De Coster Robert
De Glas Arthur
De Gruyter Bert
De Kesel Frans
De La Faille Filip
De lepeleire Frans
De Meester Henrik
De Meyer Anton
De Meyer Herman
De Moor Frans
De Munck Achiel
De Pillecijn Remy
De Prijcker Albert
De Rijcker Walter
De Saedeleer Albert
De Vriesere Georges
De Vuyst Aimé
De Wilde Constant
Deblaer Jack
Debusschere Herman
Decru Andries
Dekesel Frans
Demeyer Henri
Devreese Stefan
Dewit Albert
D'Haese Georg
D'Hulster Michael
Dierickx Henri
Dujardin Marcel
Duynslaeger Arseen
Elbers Marcel
Ensch Albert
Everaert Henri
Geerkens Frans
Geunes Albert
Govaerts Peter
Goyvaerts Frank
Groenvynck Roger
Guldentops John
Gyssens Ferdinand
Heip Rudolf
Heirbaut Marcel
Hellemans Albrecht
Heyerick August
Heyman Heinrich
Hubert Gilbert
Jacobs Alfons
Jacobs Ferdinand
Kemps Hugo
Kersters jan
Lauwers Hendrik
Leysen Siegfried
Lippens Gustaaf
Luyten Jozef
Moens Roger
Mortier Hugo
Nijland Albert
Ooms Ludwig
Oosterveld Dirk
Osselaer Ernst
Pasques Theo
Pouliart Staf
Ranst Jan
Raskin Hendrik
Raveyse German
Roekens Julien
Stevens Andreas
Thielens Arthur
Vaes Jaak
Van de Ven Wilfried
Van den Abeele Hendrik
Van den Borght Albert
Van den Bossche Viktor
Van Damme Maurits
Van Dyk Willem
Van Eeckhout Florent
Van Geenhoven Eduard
Van Hamme Gustaaf
Van Hileghem Gustaf
Van Nuffel Leo
Van Offel Horace
Van Ooteghem Oswald
Van Sintjan Filip
Velleman Robert
Verbeken August
Verbist Leo
Verfaille Alfons
Verhulst Eduard
Verleye Roger
Verlinden Karel
Vierendeels Frans
Vinckenbosch Andre
Vincx Jan
Wachterlaer Alfons
Wentein Karl
Willems Hugo
Wouters Robert
Wouters Ludwig

Ostuf.

Arckens Eugeen
Beyens Lodewijk
Bruyninckx Georges
Buyse Eugeen
Delbaere Jan
Denie Robert
Francois Jozef
Geerts Cäser
Geerts Leo
Gillis Gaspard
Inghels Jeroom
Janssens Carolus
Kennes Frans
Meulemans Clement
Peeters Alfons
Peeters Willem
Tijs Idelfons
Uyttersprott Ortair

Hstuf.

Callens Josef (d. R.)
Hendrix Hubert
Michel Daniel Dr.
Moulaert Fernand Dr.
Uten Jan
Van de Perre Gerard

Stubaf.

Bohez Urbain

Ostubaf.

Van de Wiele Jef - Leader DeVlag


SS Junker d. R.

Bauweraerts Renaat

Standartenoberjunker

Caramin Eugen
De Weber Franciscus
Vermeulen Walter



Oberleutnant

Bocqué Isidoor - Luftwaffe - Fläm. Flak Abt. 590
De Bruycker Bert - Luftwaffe - Fläm. Flak Abt. 590

Hauptman

Jughters Maurits - Luftwaffe - Fläm. Flak Abt. 590
Hi Wim,
What do you have on the SS-Untersturmführer Peter Govaerts and Alfons Verfaille?

Thanks,
Michaël

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Re: Foreign volunteers officers.

Post by Wim » 09 Jun 2022 11:47

Hello Michaël,

Not much. Both are geografical Flemish.

Verfaillie Alphonse Georges Eugene
Mechelen - 18.01.1893
Officer - Garde Walonne
Untersturmführer - xx.11.1944
SS Gren. Sch. Westpr. / 28. SS Freiw. Gren. Div. 'Wallonien'

Govaerts Petrus Josephus Antonius
Hasselt - 09.05.1897
Untersturmführer - xx.11.1944
28. SS Freiw. Gren. Div. 'Wallonien'

Greetings

Wim
Any information about Flemisch in German service (Waffen SS, OT, NSKK, Kriegsmarine, DRK, ...) during WWII is welcome.

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Re: Foreign volunteers officers.

Post by -Michael » 09 Jun 2022 18:29

Wim, thank you very much!
A Rexist from Limburg I guess, very interesting.

Michaël

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Re: Foreign volunteers officers.

Post by -Michael » 09 Jun 2022 18:43

Govaerts lived in Sint-Stevens-Woluwe and Verfaillie in Liège.

Michaël

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Re: Foreign volunteers officers.

Post by Kurtsuljo » 12 Nov 2022 17:55

Albanian:
Untersturmfuhrer Sulieman Daca

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