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The fighting Newfoundlander

Gerald W. L. Nicholson

The fighting Newfoundlander

a history of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment

by Gerald W. L. Nicholson

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Published by Government of Newfoundland in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. Army. Royal Newfoundland Regiment.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G. W. L. Nicholson. Maps drawn by E. H. Ellwand.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA652.R826 N5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 614 p.
    Number of Pages614
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4921430M
    LC Control Number76229968

    The Fighting Newfoundlander, Bowring Park, St. John's, n.d. In , Corporal Thomas Pittman, present on the front lines during the Battle of Beaummont Hamel, posed for this statue which was sculpted by Captain Basil Gotto. The fighting Newfoundlander: a history of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. [Gerald W L Nicholson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library.

    The Fighting Newfoundlander, a tribute to the Royal Newfoundland Regiment with Corporal Thomas Pittman as the subject, was also a gift from Sir Edgar Bowring. The statue was unveiled by Sir William Horwood in September Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. - The Fighting Newfoundlander monument at Bowering Park stands in recognition of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment - the "Blue Puttees" - (the only Canadian unit) at Gallipoli and later at Beaumont Hamel where of the officers and men who took part in the assault were casualties.

      The Fighting Newfoundlander, in Bowring Park, St. John's, Newfoundland. A memorial statue of a soldier in full WW1 battle dress, throwing a Mills grenade, it was unveiled on Septem to honour Newfoundlander's killed in the Great War. An actual soldier modeled for this statue. Sculpted by Captain Basil Gotto, the same individual who sculpted the Caribou memorials that stand Views: St. John's, Newfoundland The Memorial was erected in memory of the Newfoundlander's who fought in the World Wars. The inscription on the Monument reads: THE FIGHTING NEWFOUNDLANDER PRESENTED TO THE CITY OF ST. JOHN'S BY THE HON. SIR EDGAR R. BOWRING.


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