Colonel Alex Cowan has Passed Away

  Passing of a Remarkable Person – Our Colonel Alec Cowan, CD3 It was with much sadness that I learned, from Barry Mackay’s email, of the passing of a truly remarkable Newfoundlander and Labradorean, our own Colonel Alec Cowan. I had the personal honour and privilege of knowing Alec and his wonderful loving wife, Florence, […]

Stand Down Soldier your Duty is Done

Col Alexander Peter Cowan  With our deepest condolences to the family of Col Cowan, the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Museum on behalf of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Regimental Advisory Council (RAC) announce the passing of one of our members. Col Cowan joined the Regiment in the early days of its re-formation shortly after Confederation. He continued […]

Gunner Robert (Bob) Gordon Grant

Another old soldier has passed. 100 year old Gunner Robert Gordon Grant of Corner Brook has passed away after a short illness. Bob, as he was known, enlisted into the artillery from Corner Brook in May 1940. He saw action in North Africa and Italy with the 166th (Nfld) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. He proudly […]

Happy Birthday! The Royal Newfoundland Regiment is 225 Years Old!

  Today marks the 225th Anniversary of the foundation of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Foot in 1795. The current Royal Newfoundland Regiment traces its traditions over 225 years to include the Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry who fought valiantly in the War of 1812 and the Royal Newfoundland Companies providing garrison duties to […]

Request for Proposals: Gallipoli Monument Project

The Royal Newfoundland Regiment Advisory Council (RNRAC), in partnership with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, is seeking proposals from qualified proponents with demonstrated ability to create a replica of a bronze caribou monument from 3D modelling data. You can download the Request for Proposals here. RFP Gallipoli Monument Project (FINAL)