Royal Newfoundland Regiment has stood forth in service to the Crown and to the people of
Newfoundland and Canada since its officially recognized formation April 25, 1795,
some 70 years before the Dominion of Canada became an independent country.
was the only unit on the Order of Battle for the Dominion of Newfoundland in the First
only Colonial Unit ever to have garrisoned Edinburgh Castle.
only North American Unit to carry the Battle Honour 'Gallipoli'.
of three, and the only Colonial Unit, to be granted the title 'Royal' while still engaged
in the hostilities for which the title was granted.
only Canadian Military Unit whose formation was required by the Articles of Confederation.
youngest Unit in the order of precedence of the Canadian Infantry.
the links to the left to learn more about the past, present and future of the Jewel in the
Crown of the Royal Canadian Infantry Corps, The Royal Newfoundland Regiment.