Resources: General

Maps

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Resources

Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial Interactive Map. The Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial in France ia a tribute to all Newfoundlanders who served during the First World War. This interactive map shows photographs of the site as it appears today provided by Veterans Affairs Canada.
The Rooms – Trail of the Caribou in Trench Maps
The Trail of the Caribou Terrain Map

Royal Newfoundland Regiment

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Resources

The Newfoundland Regiment Great War Database This is a searchable database of some of the soldiers who served with the Regiment during the Great War.  The list is incomplete.  It is anticipated that more names will be added over time.  Search by name or community of origin.
The Newfoundland Regiment Trail of the Caribou A detailed account of the Regiment’s activities, from September 1915 to March 1919 with accompanying maps.
Somme Offensive The battle at Beaumont-Hamel on July 1, 1916 was part of the opening day of the Battle of the Somme which dragged on until November 18th 1916. The Battle of the Somme consisted of twelve separate battles fought during those five months.
Gallipoli – 1915
Gueudecourt – October 12, 1916
Beaumont-Hamel July 1, 1916
Monchy-le-Preux, April 14, 1917
Ypres 1917
Cambrai 1917
Bailleul 1918
Ledeghem 1918
Lys 1918
Regimental Timeline
The Five Caribou Memorials
Telling Times – Memorial Day-History of the 1st Newfoundland Regiment Video
The Royal Newfoundland Colours
The Opening Day, Battle of the Somme, 1916

Sir Arthur William Hill

Sir Arthur William Hill

Resources

The Flora of the Somme Battlefield, 1917, Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information (Royal Gardens, Kew), Vol. 1917, No. 9/10(1917), pp. 297-300
Our Soldiers Graves –  a Lecture given by Hill in 1919
Searchable Database of Papers of Sir Arthur William Hill.   This searchable database contains travel diaries and notebooks that contain observations on the flora and fauna of the places Hill visited as well as various pieces of correspondence and papers.  It also contains scientific notebooks and sketchbooks that include notes, speeches, photographs and lectures.
Kew Botanical Gardens 
The History and Function of Botanical Gardens – Sir Arthur William Hill
The Lost Gardeners of Kew in WW 1
Botanical Society of Edinburgh’s Centenary Tea Party, 1936 – a video where Hill may be seen in attendance.