Established to the memory if the victims of the more than 6.200 Dutch soldiers in the period between 1945 and 1962 in the former Nederlands East Indies or New Guinea.
The annual commemoration is always at September 7. The memorial for all civilian victims in Dutch East Indies and Dutch New Guinea is added to the National Monument. The memorial for Peace missions is in the pond of the Hattem Parc. It is raised to memory the Dutch military victims of Peace missions since the beginning of the Korea War. The memorial arch embodies the vision of the Stichting Nationaal Indië-Monument 1945-1962. The stainless steel columns symbolize the way veterans grow to each other.