Translation with the help of Google translate. Klik hier voor de versie in het Nederlands.
VOOR VREDE EN VRIJHEID
FOR PEACE AND FREEDOM
POUR LA PAX ET LA LIBERTÉ
PRO PACE ET LIBERTATE
ROYAL CANADIAN AIRFORCE
5 MEI 1943
Edwin Merks – 2003
In connection with this memorial…
|website||website no longer exists, the artist has emigrated|
|title||Memorial to fallen Canadian soldiers|
unveiling / commissioning
March 29, 2003 – The monument has been unveiled by Mayor Marianne Burgman and His Excellency Serge April, Ambassador of Canada. Prior to this, wreaths were laid at the graves of the fallen crew members in the cemetery behind the N.H. Church.
Base 105 (square), ascending top surface 127 (square). Altitude increasing from 38h (front), 86h (middle) to 130h (rear). Mirrored plane 105 (square). Maple leaf 70w x 80h
Impala granite, bronze (maple leaves and letters on the upper surface), polished steel (mirror).
A black natural stone memorial, the top of which slopes up. On the top is a mirrored surface with three maple leaves. The maple leaf is the national symbol of Canada (and also appears in the flag of Canada). The monument stands in a bed of white gravel demarcated with red bands: the colors from the flag of Canada.
Some parts of the wreck are preserved in the monument.
|address||Stationsweg near 15|
|client||Municipality De Ronde Venen|
Funeral Robert Moulton on May 6, 1943, 7:00 p.m.
Annually on May 4th
5 May 2020 – 75 years of Freedom
Image “Volunteer of the year Municipality of De Ronde Venen”