Crafting Remembrance

Great activity for of all ages! Join Paige on Thursday November 7, 6 pm – 9 pm  in crafting Poppies and Forget-Me-Nots during Veterans’ Week at the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Museum. We supply all the material and you can take your creations home. As always, our Admission is free, donations gratefully accepted. Walk-ins welcome but […]

Medal Donation: Bombardier Stan Angel

The museum is proud to accept a donation of the service medals of Bombardier Stanislaus Joseph Angel #970662 of the 59th(Newfoundland) Heavy Regiment, Royal Artillery from Ronald Chaytor on behalf of the Angel family.  Today’s Royal Newfoundland Regiment has a special relationship with the two artillery units which served during the Second World War and […]

Larry Dohey

  It is with great sadness that the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Museum committee  learned of the sudden passing of Larry Dohey, archivist with The Rooms. Larry, as he was known to many of us was an easy going and knowledgeble historian who was quick to share a laugh and selflessly give assistance. We offer our […]

Memorial Service at the Pleasantville Cairn, Regimental Birthday Weekend

The Royal Newfoundland Regiment celebrated its 224 birthday this weekend with a memorial service at the Pleasantville cairn dedicated to fallen Newfoundlanders during the First and Second World Wars. In attendance were dignitaries representing the Republic of India, Republic of Turkey, Australia, Canada and the Royal Canadian Legion. [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”6″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails” override_thumbnail_settings=”0″ thumbnail_width=”240″ thumbnail_height=”160″ […]

Queen Elizabeth II 1959 Royal Visit

This video contains footage of the 1959 Royal Visit  to Newfoundland by Queen Elizabeth II. This remarkable colour film shows both the Royal Newfoundland Regiment and the 166th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery two years before both units amalgamated under the banner of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. Do you recognize anyone?