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224 items found for "netherlands"

  • Thousands cheer British veterans in the Netherlands

    The British veterans had travelled to the Netherlands with the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans, which In the Netherlands, 4 May is the national day of remembrance. MBE, from the Market Garden Foundation, said: “We look forward to welcoming British veterans to the Netherlands

  • Veterans visit the Netherlands for Dutch Liberation

    Fifteen cabs driven by Taxi Charity volunteers took a group of veterans to the Netherlands for Dutch Liberation The London-based Taxi Charity has been taking veterans to the Netherlands for Dutch Liberation Brian Heffernan, London taxi driver and chairman of the Taxi Charity, said: "Our trips to the Netherlands

  • Arnhem veterans return to the Netherlands

    The Taxi Charity took a small group of veterans to the Netherlands over the weekend of 24 - 27 February museum visit was originally planned for 2020 when the charity volunteers and veterans arrived in the Netherlands Dick Goodwin, vice president of the Taxi Charity, said: "It has been two years since we were in the Netherlands The people of the Netherlands always give us the warmest welcome and everywhere we go people from each Commemorations Foundation, The Airborne Museum, Airborne Wandeltocht, The 4-5 May Committee and the Royal Netherlands

  • Surrey veteran first woman to light Liberation Flame in the Netherlands

    (96), became the first female veteran to light the Flame of Liberation at midnight on 4 May in the Netherlands In the Netherlands, 4 May is the Dutch day of remembrance, followed by a public holiday on the 5 May invited to sit with dignitaries, including Joanna Roper, His Majesty's Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands Heffernan, London taxi driver and chairman of the Taxi Charity, said: "We have had a superb trip to the Netherlands

  • Taxi Charity escorts veterans to Wandeltocht Airborne March 2023 in the Netherlands

    August, volunteer cabbies from the Taxi Charity escorted a number of veterans and their carers to the Netherlands

  • Taxi Charity pin received with enthusiasm at Airborne Museum Oosterbeek, Renkum Nieuws

    Also to other places in the Netherlands where they fought, Belgium and/ or France. to the 80th anniversary of Market Garden in 2024 and the third, from 80 years of liberation in the Netherlands They are completely dependent on donations to pay for veterans’ international travels to the Netherlands

  • WWII Wren attends Liberation Day services in the Netherlands

    A WWII veteran was a guest of honour at services in the Netherlands, marking the country’s freedom from She made the visit to the Netherlands ahead of Dementia Action Week, which runs from 16-22 May. supports residents to live life to the full, and staff were delighted to help Connie return to the Netherlands The Taxi Charity took veterans to the Liberation Day services in the Netherlands During the four-day Surbiton Home Manager Helena Maher said: “Visits to the Netherlands to commemorate WWII have been such

  • Taxi Charity takes veterans to the Netherlands for annual Operation Market Garden commemorations

    Four London cab drivers, who volunteer for the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans, travelled to the Netherlands Charity took veterans Don Turrell, Mervyn Kersh, Les Hammond, Tom Schaffer and John Pinkerton to the Netherlands On the Saturday, they attended a reception hosted by the British Ambassador to the Netherlands Joanna Euesden, London cab driver and volunteer for the Taxi Charity, said: "We had an excellent weekend in the Netherlands years, the Market Garden Foundation has been organising the Dutch side of Taxi Charity trips to the Netherlands

  • 103-year-old WWII veteran takes to the skies in the Netherlands

    Arjan Vrieze offered to take him up in a glider at the Gelderse Gliding Club during his visit to the Netherlands Glider pilot Arjan said: "When Ray visited the Netherlands with the Taxi Charity in March, I was honoured Ray Whitwell who served with the Royal Army Service Corps landed in the Netherlands in September 1944 As part of the Taxi Charity visit to the Netherlands, Ray and other WWII veterans will be taking part vice president of the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans, said: "After not being able to travel to the Netherlands

  • Taxi Charity takes veterans on roadtrip to the Netherlands for Liberation Day celebrations

    The Taxi Charity is delighted to be able to escort 25 veterans and their carers to the Netherlands for

  • Video: The heroes of Operation Market Garden - A message to the Netherlands

    As the Taxi Charity was unable to take veterans to the Netherlands to attend this year's Battle of Arnhem

  • Veterans and cab drivers attend the British Ambassador’s residence in The Hague

    Joanna Roper CMG, His Majesty’s Ambassador to the Netherlands, has met with the Taxi Charity on several Ambassador, Deputy Ambassador Keith Allan and Lt Col Piers Strudwick, British Defence Attaché to the Netherlands It was a fabulous way to kick off our long weekend in the Netherlands for the annual Airborne March and black cab drivers from the Taxi Charity at the residence in The Hague, as part of their trip to the Netherlands Their experiences are an important part of the rich and historic relationship between the UK and the Netherlands

  • Dick Goodwin interviewed by Sam Harris from CVFM

    Dick and Sam talk about the charity's recent veterans' trip to the Netherlands, and the wonderfully warm

  • 103-year-old WWII veteran commemorates Operation Market Garden in the Netherlands

    Charity for Military Veterans was delighted to take 103-year-old Arnhem veteran Ray Whitwell to the Netherlands Ray flew over to the Netherlands in a Glider carrying a jeep and a trailer packed with ammunition and to 19 September 2022, he joined a group of volunteer cab drivers and veterans who travelled to the Netherlands View more photos from the trip Ray says of his time in the Netherlands in 1944: "We went nine days without Frans Ammerlaan from The Market Garden Foundation, who coordinates Taxi Charity visits to the Netherlands

  • WWII veteran, Major Edwin ‘Ted’ Hunt MVO, honoured in the Netherlands

    of WWII was celebrated in Gennep on 11 May Major Ted Hunt MVO (102), from Worthing, was taken to the Netherlands The Taxi Charity has brought Ted back to the Netherlands on many occasions, and it was an absolute pleasure obstacles", so that the longest floating Bailey bridge of WWII could be constructed at Gennep in the Netherlands

  • "I am so grateful to the Taxi Charity for making this happen for me" - Roy Smith

    At 97 years old, it is some undertaking to get me to the Netherlands, and the charity got me there However, attending this event, celebrating liberation with the people of the Netherlands, I met many Roy Smith I would like to thank everyone involved in the Taxi Charity for making our trip to the Netherlands

  • Photo Gallery: Dutch Liberation Commemorations 2023

    The Taxi Charity recently escorted a number of veterans to the Netherlands for the 2023 Dutch Liberation As usual when we travel to the Netherlands for the Liberation commemorations, these journeys, with our

  • Taxi Charity supporter completes 40km Wandeltocht in the Netherlands in memory of Frank Pendergast

    The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans would usually be in the Netherlands each September with a group Frank was a 6th Airborne veteran, not an Arnhem veteran, but he loved the Taxi Charity visits to the Netherlands Ammerlaan from the Dutch Market Garden Foundation, who helps the Taxi Charity to organise its visits to the Netherlands #Netherlands #Wandeltocht

  • WWII veterans Geoff Roberts and Robbie Hall interviewed for Dutch TV

    On 4 May 2023, during their trip to the Netherlands for Dutch Liberation, Taxi Charity volunteers and

  • Taxi Charity volunteer collects veteran's passport just hours before ferry crossing

    WWII veteran Roy Smith’s renewed passport was collected just in time for him to travel to the Netherlands was touch and go whether WWII veteran, Roy Smith, from Sittingbourne would be able to travel to the Netherlands During the war, Roy served with the 4th Dorset’s and was in the Netherlands working with Canadian engineers

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