This Cromwell tank was re-inaugurated on September 7th, 2014, after the restauration.
Text on the plaque:
was inaugurated on September 7th, 2014
and because of the 70th commemoration
of the liberation of Antwerp
in honour of
Major General G.P.B. Roberts. C.B.. D.S.O.. M.C.
commander of the 11th Armoured Division
Major General J.B. Churcher. C.B.. D.S.O.
commander of the 159th Infantry Brigade
Brigadier C.B.C. Harvey. D.S.O.
commander of the 29th Armoured Brigade
His royal Highness Prince Laurent
Her Excellency Ms Alison Rose, extraordinary
and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Great Britain.
Ms Cathy Berx, governor of the province of Antwerp
Sir Bart De Wever, mayor of Antwerp
The Royal British Legion -Antwerp Branch
Antwerp Cromwell Tank Memorial Committee V.Z.W.
The restauration of the tank and design of the monument
were realised thanks to
Defensie and Antwerp
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- Text: Bram Dermout
- Photos: Bram Dermout