Horst-Arriens, Kate Ter

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Horst-Arriens, Kate Ter Gender: F
born on 6 July 1906 at 23:05 (= 11:05 PM )
Place Amsterdam, Netherlands, 52n22, 4e54
Timezone LMT m4e54 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Schepel
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 13°54' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 24°20 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 00°37'


Dutch Mayor's wife of Oosterbeek, a village close to the river Rhine near Arnhem. While her husband was away and unable to get back, one of the last and biggest attacks on the Germans by Allied forces took place. They bombed the wrong bridge, the famed "bridge too far" and many of the Allied forces were injured. Alone in her war-damaged home with her six kids, she nursed the wounded allied soldiers in every room of the house. Utilizing the hall, kitchen, bedrooms and all living areas, she bandaged the wounded with every scrap of cloth and buried the dead in the garden. The soldiers gave her the name "Angel of Arnhem." A movie of her life and deeds was portrayed with Liv Ullman "A Bridge Too Far," released in 1977.

Ter Horst died 2/21/1992 when hit by a speeding car while on an evening stroll.


  • Social : Great Publicity 1977 (Movie made of her life)
  • Death by Accident 21 February 1992 (Hit by car while walking, age 85)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Selma Schepel quotes her son, Arend Ter Horst, B.C.


  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (Husband Mayor of Oosterbeek)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Six)
  • Vocation : Healing Fields : Social worker (Heroine nurse Allied forces)
  • Notable : Famous : Other Famous (Heroism, care and burial of soldiers)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Profiles Of Women