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Lys 1918
On October 20th, 1918 The Royal Newfoundland Regiment battled its way across the River Lys and continued their forward advance to the Scheldt. On 26 October The Royal Newfoundland Regiment was replaced in its front line positions and returned to billets in Harlebeke. On 9 November, the Kaiser abdicated. On the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month the Germans surrendered and signed the Armistice. On 13 December The Royal Newfoundland Regiment crossed the Rhine River into Germany and took up new bridgehead duties. The war was over. In February The Royal Newfoundland Regiment were returned to Hazeley Down, England and took part in the victory parade in London. On Aug 26th the 1st and 2nd Battalions of The Royal Newfoundland Regiment were officially disbanded and the troops returned home to Newfoundland.

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