Remembrance Day Quiz



Use the information found on the website to answer the following questions.


  1. When was the Royal Newfoundland Regiment originally commissioned?


  1. The Regiment was disbanded shortly after they returned home in 1919. When was the Regiment reformed?


  1. Why did the battle at Beaumont Hamel have such an impact on Newfoundland and its communities?


  1. How long did the battle at Beaumont Hamel last?


  1. How many Newfoundland men were lost at the battle of Beaumont Hamel? How many survived?


  1. Why did it take almost two weeks for the families in Newfoundland to find out what actually happened at Beaumont Hamel?


  1. Why does July 1st have a double meaning for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians?


  1. What is the name of the memorial in Beaumont Hamel that contains a number of memorials and cemeteries in memory of those who died in two principal attacks in that location?


  1. Why did Pte. A. Halliday write to his mother and say he was without clothing and starving to death?


  1. When did His Majesty the King approve of the title “Royal” to the Newfoundland Regiment?