16 sept 2022: onthulling Glider Pilot Regiment Monument

The Market Garden Foundation and the Work Group Glider Pilot Regiment Memorial hereby invite you to the unvei ling of the Glider Pilot Regiment monument.

The unveiling ceremony wil l take place on:

    • Friday, September 16th 2022 at 13:30hrs
    • Wolfhezerweg 111,
    • Wolfheze (entrance to Chalet Park Lindenhof and the Glider museum)

Performed by the Mayor of the Municipality of Renkum, Mrs. Agnes Schaap.

The location of the monument bears a significance and was specifically chosen due to being a central point between the landing zones used in September 1944.
The monument has been designed by Matt Yates, in consultation with the remain ing GPR veterans who fought at Arnhem.
We hope to welcome you on this special day. On behalf of the Market Garden Foundation and the Work Group Glider Pilot Regiment Memorial.
Frans Ammerlaan and Ramon de Heer

For anyone who would like to lay a wreath during the ceremony please make us aware before the service by emailing in advance to ramondeheer@hotmail.com or frans@marketgarden.com.

In memory of all British glider pilots involved in Operation Market Garden in September 1944.
The creation of this monument has been wholly funded by donations and wouldn’t have been possible without this support. We are extremely grateful for all contributions.
Special thanks go to the follow ing people without whom the monument wouldn’t have been realised:

Work Group Glider Pilot Regiment Memorial
Ramon de Heer
Nicola McCracken-de Heer (Niece of glider pilot veteran SSgt M.R. McCracken)
Dr. David Pasley (Grandson of glider pi lot veteran Sgt J.A.B. Wetherall)
Matt Yates
Frank Ashleigh
Denzil Cooper (Chalk Living History)

Peter Colthup
Ron Johnson
Tony Orsi (01-08-2021) Bernard Renard (18-09-2021)

We would also like to thank the following groups for their support:
Chalk Living History
Glider Pilot Family Group (Facebook Group)
Glider Pilot Regiment Remembered (Facebook Group)
Glider Pilot Regiment Society
The Arnhem Boys (Facebook Group)

Market Garden Foundation
Frans Ammerlaan
Robin Ammerlaan