Second World War Veteran Passes Away

  Gunner Leo Knox, one of the last surviving members of the storied 166th(Newfoundland) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery has passed away at the age of 93, today he would have celebrated his 94th birthday.   Leo enlisted with the 166th as a teenager and joined the fabled unit in Italy in 1944. He later joined […]

Museum Receives Top Award

The Royal Newfoundland Regiment Museum has been presented with the annual Award of Merit for 2018 by the Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (MANL) at their annual conference and AGM held this weekend in St. John’s. The Award was presented by Hon. Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation on behalf of […]

Passing of WWII and Korean Hero Honorary Lieutenant – Colonel Richard Alexander

The Royal Newfoundland Regiment Museum and the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Regimental Advisory Council remember the outstanding service of Richard Alexander to the Royal Newfoundland Regiment.   Honorary Lieutenant – Colonel  Richard Alexander   2nd Battalion The Royal Newfoundland Regiment                   Lieutenant Colonel Alexander was born on 25 August 1925. He enlisted in the Newfoundland […]

New Opening Hours for June

In partnership with War in Comics exhibition happening at CFS ST. John’s the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Museum will have longer opening hours during the month of June. We are open from Tuesday to Saturday until June 30th. We will also be open on July 1 after the Memorial Day Service at the National War Memorial. […]

RNFLDR annual Anzac Parade

The 1st Battalion, Royal Newfoundland Regiment held its annual parade to commemorate the British and French armies landing on the Gallipoli Peninsula on April 25, 1915. The annual parade took place on Saturday April 28 and coincided with the 223rd birthday celebrations of the Regiment whose birthday also falls on April 25. The Parade formed […]

Museum hosts Turkish Delegation

On Tuesday April 24, 2018 The Royal Newfoundland Regiment hosted a visit by a Turkish Delegation visiting Newfoundland and Labrador as a part of an information and discussion sessions to facilitate the placement of a Caribou Memorial in Gallipoli, Turkey.  Speaker of the House of Assembly Announces Caribou for Gallipoli. On April 25 the Turkish […]

Captain (ret) Ken Lutz presents banners at the Trail of the Caribou Series during the Beaumont-Hamel Centennial Cup

A veteran of eight campaigns and a member of the Military Order of Merit, Captain (ret) Ken Lutz presents the winning teams of the Trail of the Caribou series with banners representing one of four Caribous that were erected to commemorate the Royal Newfoundland Regiment’s battles during the First World War.  Lutz retired from the […]