Despite the tragedy at Beaumont-Hamel, the Newfoundland Regiment marched on, and continued to distinguish themselves as an elite fighting regiment in the British Empire.
Sophie Peckford traces her family history with the Newfoundland Regiment and brings full circle the story of her great-great-great uncle, Pte. William Pennell.
To recognize the centenary of the First World War and honour the unique origins of our university, Memorial created the WW100 Commemoration Program.
Sculptor Morgan MacDonald seeks 100 descendants of those who served with the Newfoundland contingent during the First World War to have their faces cast.
Frances Cluett was a teacher working in her hometown of Belleoram, N.L., when she decided to join the war effort in 1916 as a member of the Voluntary Aid Detachment.
Dr. Kevin Major reflects on portraits of the First World War, the photographs of men who would leave to fight with the Newfoundland Regiment.
Tracy Madore honours the memory of her great-uncle, Pte. George A. Madore.
Little Bay East, N.L. shows its pride for The Fighting Newfoundlander.
The brave men of Monchy. Sandra Eaton remembers her Uncle Japheth.
Near and dear to their hearts. A reflection on a grandfather’s legacy.
Heather Bambrick and the Lady Cove Women’s Choir sing for the Regiment.
Heart on his sleeve. Greg O’Brien pays tribute to his great-uncle, Pte. Peter J. Hudson.
MI commemorates the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve and the HMS Calypso.
One memorial inspires another. Creating Cobequid Veterans Memorial Park.
Neha Bhutani and the Church Lads’ Brigade band embark on a Tour of Honour.
Followed by war. Walter Swyer tells the story of Pte. Howard Cutler.
The first students and staff of Memorial University College, 1925-26.