David Parsons, in a masterly understatement, tells us that his Pilgrimage is a guide, not a history. It is far more than that. Together with Colonel G.W.L. Nicholson’s The Fighting Newfoundlander, this is the indispensable vide mercum for anybody who wants to know the story of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment in World War One. It contains a story of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment in World War One. It contains a treasure-trove of information, much of it not readily available from any other source.