Past Exhibit

 

The Newfoundland Regiment and the Gallipoli Campaign

The Newfoundland Regiment and the Gallipoli Campaign
Display Date: 
May 2015 – May 2016
Where: 
Level 3, outside Archives Reference Room

“That there can be no higher praise!”

This small exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli Campaign in 1915, where members of the 1st Newfoundland Regiment experienced their baptism by fire and saw their first combat casualties. Lantern slides, photographs, maps and documents provide insights into this ill-fated campaign.

Image credit: The Rooms Provincial Archives Division, B 23-22, N.F.L.D. off to the Dardanelles, Nov. 1915 / Wm. Martin, Parks Canada collection of Bartlett records