- Drielse Rijndijk 55, 6665 LP Driel, Pays-Bas
The memorial to the soldiers of the 7th battalion of the Royal Hampshire Regiment’ in Driel (municipality of Overbetuwe), is a granite plaque framed with bricks displaying the 7th battalion of the Royal Hampshire Regiment’s emblem.
Operation Market Garden was one of the largest Allied operations of the Second World War. It aimed to secure the bridges over the rivers Maas (Meuse), Waal and Rhine in the Netherlands in order to outflank the heavy German defences of the Siegfried Line and to insure a swift advance towards Berlin.
Every 2nd Saturday in September, Luctor et Emergo organises the Polentocht in Driel, a tour that commemorates those who fought for freedom on the banks of the Rhine in September 1944 at the end of the Second World War.