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Nordrhein-Westfalen

Aldegundiskirchplatz
(St. Aldegundiskirche)

Gedenktafel Jan Otten und Gerhard Storm

Commemorative plaque for Jan Otten and Gerhard Storm

Jan Otten, parish priest during the Thirty Years War, accused of treason resulting in him being beheaded in the market square on 24 October 1630
Gerhard Storm (Sonsfeld near Haldern 1888 - Dachau 1942), German priest, pastor, resistance fighter and martyr of the Catholic Church (Wikipedia).
artist unknown
date?

Emmerich am Rhein /  Gedenktafel Jan Otten und Gerhard Storm   Emmerich am Rhein /  Gedenktafel Jan Otten und Gerhard Storm

Description

Stone plaque with a steel symbol of a cross, a chalice, and a crown of thorns.

Inscription(s)

zum gedenken
an den pfarrer
JAN
OTTEN
VON ST.
ALDEGUNDIS
1599 + 1630
hingerichtet auf
dem geistmarkt als
opfer der
kriegswirren
seiner zeit
24.10.1630
zum gedenken
GERHARD
STORM kaplan | an st.
ALDEGUNDIS 1920 | 1942
wegen seinen mutigen
priesterlichen
pflichterfüllung
in der ns-zeit starb
er im kz-dachau
*1.4.1888 † 20.8.1942
[Ordination] 8.7.1913

Sculptor

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Locatie (N 51°49'48" - E 6°14'41") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: denw809; Photograph: 28 July 2022
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