Newfoundland Rangers, ca. 1935-1950

Newfoundland Rangers, ca. 1935-1950

The Commission of Government created the Newfoundland Ranger Force in 1935 to provide government services in isolated and northern parts of the country. Prior to the unit’s formation, no police force existed in rural Newfoundland and Labrador. Pictured here are brothers Harold (left) and Gladstone Guzzwell.

Photograph courtesy of Norman Crane. Information on the identity of the Rangers courtesy of Keith Guzzwell.

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