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 […]

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 […]