Their Honours attend 100th Anniversary of the Great War Gallipoli Campaign
From April 23 – 27 Their Honours participated in the 100th Anniversary of the Gallipoli Campaign of the Great War on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey. As part of the Government of Canada delegation, and as Honorary Colonel of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment, His Honour and Her Honour, along with members of the Regiment also visited the graves of Newfoundland and Labrador soldiers from the Great War. The Royal Newfoundland Regiment was the only North American regiment involved in the Gallipoli Campaign in the Great War.
His Honour places a poppy at the grave of Michael John Blyde, one of the first casualties in action suffered by the Royal Newfoundland Regiment during the Great War.
The Headstone of Private Michael John Blyde.
Their Honours lay Canadian and Newfoundland & Labrador Flags at the grave of Captain Charles Wighton of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment at Azmac Cemetery in Gallipoli.