Memorial Service at the Pleasantville Cairn, Regimental Birthday Weekend

The Royal Newfoundland Regiment celebrated its 224 birthday this weekend with a memorial service at the Pleasantville cairn dedicated to fallen Newfoundlanders during the First and Second World Wars. In attendance were dignitaries representing the Republic of India, Republic of Turkey, Australia, Canada and the Royal Canadian Legion. ” template=”/home/rnfldrmuseum/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-carousel.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   […]

Queen Elizabeth II 1959 Royal Visit

This video contains footage of the 1959 Royal Visit  to Newfoundland by Queen Elizabeth II. This remarkable colour film shows both the Royal Newfoundland Regiment and the 166th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery two years before both units amalgamated under the banner of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. Do you recognize anyone?     

The Royal Newfoundland Regiment Memorial Hockey Tournament

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Scenes from the RNFLDR Memorial High School Hockey Championship Game

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The Royal Newfoundland Regiment High School Hockey Tournament Opening Ceremony

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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 […]