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
Once the war was over there were many discussions around how to remembering the war and those who served. There were memorials, monuments, cenotaphs, events and commemorative objects created.
National War Memorial, St. John’s
Memorial Day – Newfoundland
First World War Commemorations Overseas
Newfoundland’s War Memorials
Archival Moments – Selections from the archives of St. John’s, NL
100 Portraits of the Great War by Morgan MacDonald
Forget-me-nots – Remembering the Newfoundlanders
The Story Behind the Road Names in Grand Falls-Windsor
Newfoundland and Labrador and WW1 100 Years Later: Legacies and Learnings
July 1 – Memorial Day in Newfoundland
What We Might Have Been
Selected Materials in St. John’s Public Libraries Newfoundland and Labrador in World War One 1914-`1918
Library and Archives Canada – Soldiers of the First World War: 1914-1918
Database of Service Files of the First World War, 1914-1918 – Canadian Expeditionary Forces
War Diaries of the First World War
Memorial University Digital Archives Collection – World War 1
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
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
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.
12 things I learned from Newfoundland First World War letters
What a Newfoundland Soldier Wrote About the War.
A Soldiers’ Letter Home – November 21, 1914
Newfoundland Nurse: Letter from the trenches – June 13, 1915
Soldiers Remembered Over There by Alan Freeman, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, FRANCE, Globe and Mail, Jun. 30, 2001
Frances Cluett VAD Belleoram Fortune Bay
Voluntary Aid Detatchment of Newfoundland
Service and Sacrifice
“Bravely and Loyally They Answered the Call”: St. John Ambulance, the Red Cross, and the Patriotic Service of Canadian Women During the Great War1 by Linda J Quiney
Borrowed Halos: Canadian Teachers as Voluntary Aid Detachment Nurses during the Great War by Linda J. Quiney
World War 1 Battlefields
Canada’s Great War Album – The July Drive
Newfoundland and Labrador in the First World War
Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador au cours de la Premiere Guerre Mondale
Women’s Mobilization for War (Newfoundland)
Out of a Clear Sky: The Mobilization of the Newfoundland Regiment, 1914-1915