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 […]
Exactly one hundred years ago today thousands of St. John’s citizens turned out to celebrate the end of the most horrific war that they had ever known. On August 5, 1919, during the second day of Peace Celebrations for the end of the war held in St. John’s and other communities culminated in a […]
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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. ” template=”/home/rnfldrmuseum/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-carousel.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] […]
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?
April 25 is better known as Anzac Day to commemorate the landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) at Gallipoli in 1915. Long before, 120 years to be exact, the first in a line of several units to be formed as a regular unit in the British Army, The Royal Newfoundland Regiment […]