The 18 sqn NEI Foundation was founded in 2017.


Our mission is: Lest we forget


The foundation has the following purpose:
Remembering the many fathers fighting during the WWII and shortly afterwards in the 18th sqn for our freedom, Queen and Country.

We achieve that purposes by:

  • Organizing an annual reunion;
  • Developing a platform for sharing information;
  • Unlocking database and libraries worldwide about the 18th sqn;
  • Providing information on the 18th sqn on request
  • Publishing newsletters, articles and press releases;
  • Maintaining international relations regarding the 18th sqn.

The Foundation has no profit objective.


Foundation data:
Registration number KVK: 68770162
Bank account: NL74RABO 0319 4833 55; name of the account: Stichting Kinderen van het 18e sqn NEI


The foundation shares information on:

  • this Website:
  • the Facebook group: Children of the 18 sq.
  • Donors and family of 18th sqm members receive a newsletter 4 times a year (your email address must be known to us)


Board members:


Chairman:   Pieter Ward

Treasurer:  Marion van Hoof-Ward

Secretary:   Robert Snoeck

Other board members:

Elmer Mesman

Mathilde Pelder Molenberg


Do you want to support the foundation as a volunteer? Please contact us by email:

Board members 4-11-2018: Pieter Ward, Marion van Hoof-Ward, Mathilde Pelder-Molenberg, Robert Snoeck