Brigadier General (ret’d) Gordon Barnes Passes Away

On behalf of The Royal Newfoundland Regiment Museum and our parent organization the Regimental Advisory Council in which Gordon Barnes was a member, we wish to convey our deepest condolences to the family of Brig. Gen. (ret’d) Gordon Barnes. Lt. Col. Gordon Barnes took over the command duties of The Royal Newfoundland Regiment in 1978 […]

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 […]