Colonel Alex Cowan has Passed Away

  Passing of a Remarkable Person – Our Colonel Alec Cowan, CD3 It was with much sadness that I learned, from Barry Mackay’s email, of the passing of a truly remarkable Newfoundlander and Labradorean, our own Colonel Alec Cowan. I had the personal honour and privilege of knowing Alec and his wonderful loving wife, Florence, […]

Stand Down Soldier your Duty is Done

Col Alexander Peter Cowan  With our deepest condolences to the family of Col Cowan, the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Museum on behalf of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Regimental Advisory Council (RAC) announce the passing of one of our members. Col Cowan joined the Regiment in the early days of its re-formation shortly after Confederation. He continued […]

Gunner Robert (Bob) Gordon Grant

Another old soldier has passed. 100 year old Gunner Robert Gordon Grant of Corner Brook has passed away after a short illness. Bob, as he was known, enlisted into the artillery from Corner Brook in May 1940. He saw action in North Africa and Italy with the 166th (Nfld) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. He proudly […]

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 […]