Colonel in Chief Princess Mary Visit 1964

In 1964 the Colonel in Chief, Princess Mary  of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment paid a visit to her regiment for the 50th Anniversary of the start of the First World War. She visited the troops and Veterans from both world wars in St. John’s and Corner Brook. She arrived in the Royal Yacht Britania. Our archives contain […]

Hero laid to rest: 51 years ago.

Last year a small dedicated group of people gathered to pay respects to one of Newfoundland’s great military heroes, Sgt. Thomas Ricketts. As the sun set, the group gathered around Ricketts headstone to perform a simple ceremony at  5:30 pm sharp in the Anglican Cemetery on Forest Road to mark the 50th Anniversary of his […]