D-Day

Statue to honour Royal Regina Rifles previewed at War Memorial

Statue to honour Royal Regina Rifles previewed at War Memorial

Apr 7, 2024 | 7:52am
A statue which will be placed in France to commemorate the landing of the Royal Regina Rifles made its way to the grounds of the Legislature this weekend. The statue was displayed at a special public ceremony at the Saskatchewan War Memorial on April 6. The ceremony was attended by military personnel and several local […]

New commemorative war pedestals unveiled at Victoria Park cenotaph in Regina

Jul 28, 2021 | 8:11am

Two new commemorative pedestals were unveiled Tuesday at Regina’s Victoria Park Cenotaph. The granite pedestals, highlighting the Korean War and D-Day, are two of a planned 12. Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty says the pedestals will forever let visitors to the park learn about and remember the people who served Canada’s military. “We feel very strongly […]

Harold Hague, World War II vet and long time business owner, dies

Nov 27, 2020 | 2:09pm

Harold Hague, a well-known Regina World War II veteran, and business owner has died. Hague, a member of the Royal Regina Rifles, was one of the Canadians who stormed the beaches of Normandy during D-Day on June 6th, 1944. Close friend Will Chabun says because of Hague’s experience, he became an impromptu voice for Regina […]

The world commemorates the 75th anniversary of D-Day

Jun 6, 2019 | 6:00am

Ceremonies across the world will be taking place Thursday to commemorate D-Day. Seventy five years ago military from various countries stormed Juno Beach in Normandy during the Second World War. Saskatchewan Military Museum Curator Maj. Keith Inches says the Regina Rifle Regiment was one of the first groups to land on the beach with the […]