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Share the names and stories of the people you are honouring by planting Liberation75 Tulips. 

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Layman Clark

My father wanted all his war records destroyed and locked away. I am dedicating this to my great Uncle a survivor of WW1. Now a... Read More

My Dad Nicolaas Mansvelt

My fathers family in Rotterdam was invaded by German soldiers when he was a pre-teen. They were forced to give up their bedrooms and live... Read More

My father was Royal Canadian Dragoon in the Tank Division WWII. He was part of the liberation of Italy. He met my mother in England... Read More

I am planting for my Grandfather’s Lester Christensen and Robert Speirs. Robert was a mechanic stationed in England, who was part of the D Day... Read More

Mr Ted Decker

We are planting for Edna’s father, Ted Decker who served in WWII.

Dennis W. Read

My father was in RCEME (Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers). He was a mechanic that worked on tanks, trucks etc. He was the eldest... Read More

Hessel & Willemina Bierma

My parents both immigrated to Ontario from Holland. Both of them were always very grateful to the Canadians saving their country from the war, but... Read More

I am planting for the soldiers of Canada that brought freedom to Den Haag where my Mom and her family were living…… She shared many... Read More

Harold Porkka

Harold Porkka was from Picture Butte Alberta. He enlisted in 1940 and became a member of the Army Signal Corps. He remained in the Netherlands... Read More

My father Ivan Thrasher

Ivan served in the Canadian army in Italy, France, Belgium and the Netherlands. He helped to liberate the Netherlands and was there in the parade... Read More

My mom

My mom survived the bombing in Rotterdam half he house was gone when she came home from work!

I am planting for my uncle Edward Crowther Jones from Saskatchewan, and Joyce (nee) Ashton from Lincoln. On May 2 1944 , they were a... Read More

i am planting for my dad Gabriel Sourisseau and his brothers Eugene Alexandre and Georges who were all in the canadian military during world war... Read More

L.K Bowman

He was in logistics he made sure the troops had what they needed to fight

Forty-five Liberation75 tulips will be planted in our garden in commemoration of our dad and uncles who all served during WWII. Our dad served over... Read More

Cecil Hightower

My great uncle Cecil was the only Canadian with. British crew in Halifax-II JD207 when it was shot down by German night fighter on 26... Read More