This memorial for the Royal Dutch Brigade "Princess Irene" memorizes the participation of this Brigade in the liberation on the 27th of October, 1944, of Tilburg for the residents of this Dutch city in the province of Brabant.
The memorial has been unveiled on the 27th of October, 1955, by H.R.H. Princess Irene on the very spot where the citizens and their liberators first met personally. Very much against the wishes of the population, the monument was displaced by the municipality to the Townhall square where it now stands in the shadow of the Concert building.
It has been moved again to Vrijheidspark (Freedom park)
The text on the front of the pedestal reads:
"TRUSTING IN GOD,
OUR UNBENDING WILL
AND THE VICTORY OURS
WEAPONS IT WILL YOU
GIVEN ONCE AS
OF THE NETHERLANDS
WITH THIS BANNER THE
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- Text: Ad Smulders, Dick de Bruijne
- Photos: Dick de Bruijne (1, 4), Peer Franken (2, 3), Barry van Veen (5)