Kate ter Horst

Nurse, Deceased Person

1906 – 1992

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Who was Kate ter Horst?

Kate ter Horst MBE was a Dutch full-time housewife and mother who tended wounded and dying Allied soldiers during the Battle of Arnhem. Her British patients nicknamed her the Angel of Arnhem.

Ter Horst was born Kate Anna Arriëns, daughter of Pieter Albert Arriëns and Catharina Maingay. She married Jan ter Horst, a lawyer from Rotterdam, with whom she had six children. One of her daughters, Sophie, still resides in the family home in Oosterbeek.

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Born
Jul 6, 1906
Netherlands
Nationality
  • Netherlands
Profession
Lived in
  • Amsterdam
Died
Feb 21, 1992

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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